Florida’s 12 public universities are discussing their annual strategic goals before the state university system governing board. The move comes as the system moves ahead with its performance-based evaluation and funding system.
The Florida Department of Education says some of the state’s mandated end-of-course exams won’t count toward a student’s final grade this year. The move addresses part of a new law that calls for a review of state exams.
A legal challenge to the state’s key school choice program has been tossed by a Leon County judge.The ruling centered on whether the groups bringing the challenge could do it, and not on whether the corporate tax scholarship program is legal.