The 3rd Annual START Conference will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:00 am-12:30 pm at Viera High School. Information for persons with disabilities and anyone supporting persons with disabilities will be provided; breakout sessions will cover a wide range of topics from PreK through post-secondary. Registration will open in early November 2017.
Unlocking Dyslexia National Public Radio (NPR) has launched a new series on dyslexia that started on November 28, 2016, called Unlocking Dyslexia. This is a five-part radio and blog post series that runs over a two-week span covering the issues and facets that surround dyslexia. To view the posts, go to NPR's site below athttp://www.npr.org/series/503544816/unlocking-dyslexia
New Online Tool to Empower and Inform Florida Families The Florida Department of Education announces a new website that will help Florida families make critical education decisions by enabling them to access school and district-level data. The website will also better inform families about the state's college-and career-ready standards and the quality of learning taking place in their students' classrooms. One of the website's primary functions is the school performance search tool, which enables parents to search by district, zip code and city, and then compare school and district data. In addition to performance data, the website provides information relevant to current and future students of all ages and includes easy to-find information about the Florida Standards, school and district performance results in core subjects; educator effectiveness; and graduation and postsecondary statistics. To view the website, go to https://www.floridastudentsachieve.org/