Posted in Education

Charter school blasted for ‘gross financial mismanagement’

TALLAHASSEE — In a 95-page ruling, an administrative law judge Friday backed a decision by the Manatee County School Board to terminate a contract with…

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Posted in Newpoint Investigation

State may require charter school operators to give more history

The Florida Board of Education will consider on Wednesday an amendment to charter school applications that would require operators to disclose their history with other…

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Posted in Education Escambia County

Dixon and the District and the ‘Steep Hill’

School district officials wanted to shut it down. It was $100,000 in the hole and labeled as “failing” by the state. But a semester down…

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Posted in Escambia County

Gaetz: Charter School reform passed, too

State Sen. Gaetz also talked about his bill, S 278, that reforms how charter schools are governed. Last year, the Florida Senate passed a similar…

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Posted in Politics

Gaetz committee proposes charter school changes

Florida’s 358 charter schools need greater academic scrutiny and tighter fiscal supervision, according to recommendations being released today by the state Senate. Read Orlando Sentinel…

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Charter school problem

Jacqueline Harris Academy has had its school buses shut down for being “Grossly Incompliant With Documentation.” WEAR TV 3 reports that the Escambia School District’s…

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Posted in Politics

IN Issue – 5/3/07

Check out this week’s issue Cover Story: Charter Schools In The Red Orlando Sentinel published a four-day series last month, examining the nearly 350 charter…

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