Archive for October, 2014

Calling Citrus County Public School Teachers

Calling Citrus County Public School Teachers The School Board is developing a resolution to speak out against the state required mandates that are harming public education and to ask for a three year delay on the use of Florida State Assessment results in determining school grades, student promotion, and graduation or for teacher evaluations. These […]

Three Year Delay on Assessment Punitiveness

Three Year Delay on Assessment Punitiveness Thank you to the Chronicle and Eryn Worthington for reporting on this important issue. To read the story visit: http://www.chronicleonline.com/content/school-board-wants-three-year-pause-implementing-testing

Lecanto High School TV-FOX 13 Pep Rally

Lecanto High School TV-FOX 13 Pep Rally What a great morning at LHS!!!! The staff, administrations and most especially the students were outstanding!!!!!!! Great fun! PHOTOS https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=np.97268514.1128288965&type=1 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=np.97268982.1128288965&type=1 VIDEOS Click links below to watch videos posted on FOX 13’s web page. http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/clip/10676109/pep-rally-at-lecanto-hs-750am http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/clip/10676339/pep-rally-at-lecanto-hs-820am http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/clip/10676356/pep-rally-at-lecanto-hs-850am

Chronicle Editorial Board: Charter school decision should meet needs of some students

Chronicle Editorial Board: Charter school decision should meet needs of some students “MYcroSchool will take students who have dropped out, are 18 years old and want to return to school to earn a diploma. Since the closure of Horizons, the county has not been able to serve these students. MYcroSchool provides a solution.” I appreciate […]

Resolution on School Grades Accountability in a Transition Year for Standards & Assessments

Resolution on School Grades Accountability in a Transition Year for Standards & Assessments At the October 14th, 2014, school board meeting I put on the agenda a time for discussion of recent resolutions on School Grades Accountability during a transition year for the new Florida educational standards and assessments.  These results are directly connected to […]