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Principals Are the Key to Turning Around Failing Schools

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Feb

2017

Principals Are the Key to Turning Around Failing Schools

The Principal Autonomy Pilot Program Initiative (PAPPI) is a voluntary program in seven school districts that grants participating principals greater authority and autonomy.
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Jan

2017

The 2016 Quality Counts Rankings Put Florida in Context

For 2016, Florida received an overall score of 72.4 points, a grade of C-, and an overall rank of 30th.

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Oct

2016

Broward Bond Oversight Committee Settles In

If the August 29, 2016 meeting is any indication, the Broward Bond Oversight Committee is getting more and more comfortable in its role of overseeing the implementation of the $800 million general obligation bond program approved by Broward voters to renovate and improve Broward’s public ...

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Oct

2016

Heads Up, Parents!

For the first time since the 1980s, the federal government’s role in elementary and secondary education is shrinking. Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) last December gives states greater flexibility and control over the way student achievement is measured.

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Oct

2016

FEMA's Disaster Deductible

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has undertaken rulemaking to consider the establishment of a deductible for its Public Assistance Program. Has Florida taken the right steps to make this new rule a favorable one?
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