VIDEO: Week 5 FSBA Legislative Update

Tallahassee, FL – Week 5 of the Florida Legislative Session has come to an end. Watch this FSBA Legislative Weekly Update for highlights, and visit the FSBA Session Spotlight Blog and 2017 Legislative Session page for in-depth summaries, resources, and analyses.

Florida Senate plans to dive into assessment, accountability issues

For all the talk that Florida’s 2017 legislative session would focus on higher education, giving K-12 a breather, the climate is shaping up for potentially major changes to the state’s Jeb Bush-era test-based accountability system.  The latest signal: The Senate Education Committee has scheduled a workshop for Tuesday, where it will tackle ideas in seven bills…