Annual school grades were just part of the latest data released Friday by the Florida Department of Education
Less noticed, but also with their own impact, school districts grades came out, along with the list of lowest performing elementary schools. Those schools have to offer an extra hour of daily reading instruction.
More than half the districts saw their grades drop, with none showing improvement. Thirty-three remained the same.
Of the 67 districts, just three — Okaloosa, Sarasota and St. Johns — earned A’s. Locally, Hernando and Pinellas counties held steady at B, while Hillsborough dropped from A to B and Pasco dropped from B to C.
Among the lowest performing 300 elementary schools…