charter schools

School Safety Panel Blasts Broward Schools Chief

Aug 16, 2019
Empty classroom with chalkboard on wall

Amid a growing backlash against charter schools without a long-term plan to have armed guards onsite, a state commission on Thursday pressured Broward County Superintendent of Schools Robert Runcie to shut down charters that have failed to meet the state mandate. 

Senate Cool To Tax Changes For Hospitals, Charter Schools

May 2, 2019
Kelli Stargel
News Service of Florida

The Florida Senate could eliminate controversial proposals about charter schools and hospitals from a tax package that was approved last week by the House. 

Parents Fight To Get Their Children Mental Health Services At School

Sep 13, 2016
Jenny Gold/KHN

On a hot summer day last month in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Sydney, 15, and Laney, 8, were enjoying their last two weeks of freedom before school started. The sisters tried to do flips over a high bar at a local playground.