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School Policy: Stand for National Anthem

School Policy: Stand for National Anthem At our February School Board meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, I was honored that the School Board unanimously approved my policy recommendation to school board policy 3.60 – ‘FLAG DISPLAY AND PLEDGE’, to be revised to include the additional language in Florida Statute 1003.44 which requires that students […]

Tally Ho

Tally Ho Days at the Legislator… As I write this I am in Tallahassee, sitting in the gallery overlooking the Florida House of Representatives Chambers as HB 5001 – General Appropriations Act (more commonly known as the House budget) and the ominous education “train bill” HB 7055 is debated and voted on. Like many of […]

House budget ties school funding to controversial HB 7055 education train bill

House budget ties school funding to controversial HB 7055 education train bill There is a train (bill) whistle again blowing this legislative session. The bill is Florida House Bill 7055 and is simply named, “Education”.  It has rolled up over 32 separate other educational bills and has grown to 198 pages.  HB 7055 takes up […]

CCSB 2018 Winter Communication

CCSB 2018 Winter Communication This 2018 district winter communication includes coverage and information about; Teacher of the Year and School-Related Employee of the Year, Parents’ Guide to the Florida Standards (FS) and Testing Tips, 2018 Kids Marathon, Schoolhouse Hustle, Math Field Day and the 20th Annual Superintendent’s Golf Classic. Follow this link to download a […]

Free FAFSA workshop at CF

Free FAFSA workshop at CF Parents of College Bound students: The College of Central Florida – Lecanto Campus – is offering a free FAFSA workshop on Weds., Feb. 7, from 5:30-7:30. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to obtaining federal financial aid like grants, work-study, student loans, and some scholarships […]

PTA issues Take Action Alert to push support for HB 311 and HB 427

PTA issues Take Action Alert to push support for HB 311 and HB 427 HB 311 and HB 427 reduces manadted testing and is good for students and teachers! If you are for REDUCED MANDATED TESTING, increased alternatives and against student’s grades being tied to teacher evaluations then please PLEASE read! Today the Florida PTA […]