Should school board member face term limits? Florida lawmakers revive the debate

Florida voters who want to limit the length of time school board members serve in office might get their chance in 2020.  The idea, which appeared to have traction last fall in private polls, is headed back to the Legislature for another round of consideration. Read More

Florida lawmakers continue to look for ‘alternative pathways’ to high school graduation

Florida lawmakers and school leaders make a big deal about the state’s rising graduation rates, citing the importance of earning a diploma to finding success in college and career.  Yet despite the climbing percentages, many students cannot pass the state’s required tests in reading or math. Some turn to alternate exams, some to adult education.…