BAD MOVE: Palm Beach Schools’ Expensive I-Ready Nightmare

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents attending “curriculum night” this week at schools throughout Palm Beach County learned a stunning fact: The School District’s highly   publicized “I-Ready” program — for which it is paying $5.6 Million — is incompatible with iPads, Android Tablets, and many browsers on traditional computers. I-Ready is an online system…

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Harris Rosen gives college scholarships to Jones High 2017 graduates

Maya Angelou said, “People will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  No truer words could be used to describe Orlando Hotelier Harris Rosen who recently told WDBO that he’s going to pay “room, board, tuition, books and everything” for each 2017 Jones High School senior accepted to a trade school, community college or 4-year public Florida…

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5 Doubts About Data-Driven Schools

  by: Anya Kamenetz |NPR ED | June 3, 2016 Have you ever seen a school data wall? In a struggling Newark, N.J., public school, I’ve seen bulletin boards showing the test scores of each grade compared with state averages. And in one in affluent Silicon Valley, I’ve seen smartboards that track individual students’ math…

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