Florida Department of Education News

Appeals court to decide on students' rights to opt out of standardized tests

By Sara McCleary | Feb 14, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — The 1st District Court of Appeal is considering a case that will determine several school boards’ obligations to students who wish to opt out of standardized tests.

Parents take fight against Florida’s third-grade retention law to court

By Rebecca Campbell | Sep 16, 2016

ORLANDO – Florida parents opposed to the state’s third-grade retention law have filed a lawsuit to challenge it in court.

Florida teacher bonus program continues

By John Jarvis | Jul 15, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Education is not commenting on a federal agency’s continued interest in a teacher salary bonus program, which is the object of a claim filed by a union representing teachers across the state.

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