Morning Announcements: January 19, 2011
January 19, 2011 02:35 pm
A Florida state lawmaker is proposing legislation that would require elementary school teachers to evaluate parents based on the quality of their involvement in children’s schools. And a different Florida lawmaker is championing a bill that would replace the FCAT’s, the annual state exams, with the High School Competency Test.
Teach for America used to have a small pilot program in Seattle Public schools in the mid 1990s and now its working its way back to the area.
In Detroit, the Board of Education is proposing a settlement to gain back academic control from the district’s emergency financial manager.
Rhode Island legislators and educators are debating new graduation rules.