August 22, 2019
What's new in Florida education?


What's new in Florida education?

The Department of Education has a 31-page handbook on all the latest rule changes.

The Florida Legislature gave school districts another bumper crop of new and revised rules for the year that begins next week, ranging from who gets teacher bonuses to how to treat incidents of anti-Semitism.

Many of the issues got plenty of attention as lawmakers debated them, sometimes fiercely and furiously. But often, the details on how to implement the changes were scant. In some cases, they still are.

Aiming to help get districts up to speed, the Florida Department of Education has released a 31-page manual filled with the latest information on everything from revamped graduation requirements to the ongoing academic standards review requested by Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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