New Black history standards adopted by the Florida Board of Education are criticized as “a big step backward”

Classroom – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by smolaw A new set of guidelines for how Black history should be taught in the state’s public schools, which the Florida Board of Education adopted, drew criticism from advocates for education and civil rights who believed that pupils should be able to understand the “full truth” of American

Florida bill proposes 12-month school plan for elementary students

Florida bill proposes longer schooling – Elementary school kids in a classroom raising their hands – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Monkey Business Images TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate started debating a plan on Tuesday that would implement a trial year-round school program at a few primary schools. “The purpose of the program is for

Miami-Dade County resumes in-class learning, Broward soon to follow

Courtesy: Alberto M. Carvalho — Twitter: @MiamiSup visiting Andrea Castillo Preparatory Academy Miami-Dade County officially welcomed its first batch of students to the 2020-2021 school year Monday, Oct. 5. An estimated 22,000 students from Pre-K through first grade and ESE (Exceptional Student Education) returned to the traditional in-person learning format for the first time since

Miami-Dade County School Board To Delay In-Person Teaching Until October

An empty school classroom. Photo: Monkey Business Images/ As the coronavirus pandemic continues, there are still calls for a sense of normalcy in our lives. Slowly but surely, places are reopening up and schools are now even being considered for reopening after nearly 7 months of being closed down. The Miami-Dade School Board voted unanimously