Florida education news: Value-added model, parent involvement, Race to the Top and more
VALUE ADDED? As in Florida, Los Angeles teachers debate the worth of value-added evaluation models, the LA Times reports.
GET INVOLVED: Alachua schools look for more ways to get parents participating in their children's education, the Gainesville Sun reports. (Gainesville Sun photo)
FORGET IT: Unable to agree to terms with teachers, the Palm Beach school district abandons its plan to apply for a Race to the Top grant, the Palm Beach Post reports.
TRUST: Leaders at a Lee County high school encourage students to talk about their problems with adults in the wake of two suicides, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.
FIGHTING BACK: A Monroe administrator suspended over false claims of having a CPA license hires lawyers, the Keynoter reports.
FEEDBACK: FAMU officials seek public input for qualities to seek while hiring a new president, the Orlando Sentinel reports.