Many Florida schools have been giving the FCAT this week, a test many teachers find controversial. This coming weekend teachers will have the opportunity to voice their concerns about their role in the classroom. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, hundreds of North Florida educators from the Panhandle to Marion County will showcase a wide range of educational tools–both old and new.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TeacherConferenceFINAL.mp3]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.