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Child Care Providers Unsure About State Funding

Monday, December 17, 2018

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “A new software system the Office of Early Learning installed in July remains not fully operational, leaving childcare centers across the state wondering if they are receiving the right payments for their services.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Early-Learning Advocates Hoping For a New Assessment of Florida VPK

Monday, December 3, 2018

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “More than 40 percent of the state’s voluntary prekindergarten providers were failing to prepare their students for kindergarten, based on the results of a new state-mandated test.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Florida Voters Are Saying Yes When School Districts Ask For More Money. Is That a Good Thing?

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

From Tampa Bay Times: “So is Florida headed for a world where public schools rely more and more on money from local tax referendums? And if so, how would that change the state’s decades-old practice of spreading the wealth so children don’t get short-changed based on where they live?” Read the full article here. View more articles… Continue Reading Florida Voters Are Saying Yes When School Districts Ask For More Money. Is That a Good Thing?