FADSS is pleased to
announce the 2019-2020 Officers and Board of Directors.
is more than the state association of public school superintendents – it is the
champion of public education and good public policy in order to ensure that
every student receives the best possible opportunities for academic success,”
states FADSS 2019-2020 President Kurt Browning.
“I am honored to have been chosen by my
peers to serve as president and I look forward to working with all stakeholders
as we collectively work together to continue to improve academic excellence and
equity for all students,” adds Browning.
Read more here.
2019 PDK Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools
• 60% of teachers say they’re unfairly paid, and 55% say they’d vote to
go on strike for higher pay. Among those earning less than $45,000
annually — more than 1 in 4 teachers — support for a pay strike jumps to
• Pay isn’t the only concern. Seventy-five percent of teachers say the
schools in their community are underfunded. Fifty-eight percent say
they’d vote to strike for higher funding for school programs, and 52%
say they’d vote to strike for greater teacher say in academic policies
on standards, testing, and the curriculum. Access the full poll here
Great article on school readiness:
Is My Child Ready? Broadening Conceptions of Back to School Readiness
School Readiness is So Much More Than Academics
The Benefits of Teaching Ethical Dilemmas
ethics can not only help students become better decision-makers, but it
can also help develop crucial academic and social and emotional
Clearwater, Pinellas schools and a nonprofit team up to fight homelessness. Here’s how.
The city and school district will
provide land for housing and training for entry level jobs.
Statement from FADSS CEO Regarding 2018-19 School & District Performance
“Once again, Florida public school districts have demonstrated their
commitment to high academic standards and excellence in teaching and
learning, and the resulting success is a clear reflection of that
commitment,”states FADSS CEO.