School choice rally: More than 1,000 turn out in Tallahassee from magnet, charter, voucher, virtual and other school choice sectors (redefinED).
Charter schools. The Broward school district’s former construction chief, forced to resign, now works for Charter Schools USA. Miami Herald.
Teacher conduct. Though criminal charges were dropped, a Palm Beach County band director is suspended for 10 days without pay for allegedly using band funds to bring relatives on a trip to Paris. South Florida Sun Sentinel and Palm Beach Post.
Teacher evaluations. Orlando Sentinel’s Beth Kassab: “The state’s system for evaluating teachers is nonsense.”
Common Core. School board members from throughout Central Florida meet in Ocala to learn more about Common Core. Ocala Star Banner.
Parent trigger. Set for final passage in the House Thursday. Associated Press.