Lawmakers seek to slow school grading revamp
From the Buzz:
The state Board of Education this week voted in favor of a dramatic (and controversial) revamp of Florida's school grading formula.
But lawmakers want to slow down the train.
In a surprise move on Friday, members of the Senate PreK-12 Education Budget Conference Committee proposed delaying the plan by one year.
“As far as I can see, the ramifications of it have not been thoroughly analyzed,” said Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, who wants one of the budget bills to include language that puts the plan on hold. More here.