FEDERAL ALERT: ESSER and GEER Funds Guidance

FEDERAL ALERT: ESSER and GEER Funds Guidance May 26, 2021  Good Afternoon Board Members, Below and online, please find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about how funding under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund, including the American Rescue Plan (ARP) ESSER program, and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund may be used…

FLDOE Emergency Order 2021 EO-02

Today, the Florida Department of Education submitted the federal waiver of certain ESSA requirements and also released EO-02 related to waiving strict adherence to the Florida Education Code (pursuant to Executive Order 20-52, made necessary by the Covid-19 Public Health Emergency). You can read the EO HERE (slide deck available later today).

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Proposal of $1,000 Bonuses for Florida’s Principals and Teachers

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2021 Contact: Governor’s Press Office, (850) 717-9282, Media@eog.myflorida.com Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Proposal of $1,000 Bonuses for Florida’s Principals and Teachers Palm Harbor, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a proposal to provide $1,000 bonuses to public school principals and full-time classroom teachers for grades Pre-K through 12th grade in Florida. The funding for…

Gov. DeSantis proposes $1,000 bonus for public school teachers (Source: WWSB)

Gov. DeSantis proposes $1,000 bonus for public school teachers Florida Governor Ron Desantis (Source: WWSB)(WTVY News 4) By WCTV Staff Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 12:42 PM EDT|Updated: 23 minutes ago PALM HARBOR, Fla. (WCTV) – Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking the Florida Legislature to approve a $1,000 bonus for public school principals and classroom teachers statewide in…

ARTICLE: Deep-dive: House budget loaded with infrastructure and resiliency funds via Florida Politics

Deep-dive: House budget loaded with infrastructure and resiliency funds Peter SchorschMarch 29, 20217min1 Infrastructure and resiliency are the key words in the House. The House and Senate budgets are out, and we’ve spent the weekend going through them with a fine-toothed comb. The House budget is quite a bit heftier because, unlike the Senate, it…