Tag: duval county public schools
Florida Teachers Unions Keep Moving the Goal Posts on Reopening Schools
In June, Florida Education Association (FEA) President Fedrick Ingram, who chaired the union’s Statewide Committee to Safely Reopen Public Schools, laid out his group’s game plan for schools to safely reopen this summer.
Betsy DeVos: DOE Grant to UNF Will Help Improve Teaching on the First Coast
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has awarded the University of North Florida $1.6 million to improve its teacher training. UNF announced its College of Education and Human Services was awarded a $1.6 million Teacher...
Al Lawson: Jacksonville Should Vote on Raising Sales Tax for Schools in November
“On the first day of classes, nearly 41 Duval schools experienced problems with poorly functioning air conditioning units,” Lawson added. “According to news reports, there were more than 119 open A/C work orders. Other problems include roof leaks, mold and degrading pipes. Additionally, many students have been forced to learn in portable classrooms. Safety is another concern altogether; the buildings aren’t secure."
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Broward County elections supervisor to receive a six-figure pension, public schools are installing metal detectors, and Florida State football coach depicted in racial post.
Florida Coalition of School Board Members Accuses Some School Districts of Grade Inflation
The FCSBM focused on Duval County in one of the reports it released on Tuesday.