Florida

The Orlando-based school has seen its budget reduced by nearly 10 percent with more cutting set for next year, while most other public schools in Florida have received a modest increase.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week
The superintendent of the Monroe County, Fla., school district has been suspended by the governor after his arrest and indictment by a grand jury on charges of official misconduct.
June 17, 2009 – Education Week
Cornelia Smith Orr, a top education official in Florida, has been named the executive director of the board that sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
June 10, 2009 – Education Week
Florida lawmakers will use federal stimulus aid as a budget lifeline.
May 20, 2009 – Education Week
The Southern Regional Education Board is advising its 16 member states to devise comprehensive policies to improve reading for middle and high school students.
May 13, 2009 – Education Week
Lawmakers are mulling restrictions and budget cuts for the state’s nationally known virtual school.
April 29, 2009 – Education Week
Aldine, Texas, district again tops the list of districts making progress in closing achievement gaps.
April 2, 2009 – Education Week

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