Florida education news: Charter schools, credentials, constitutional amendments and more

CHARTER SCHOOLS: Marcus May, the founder of charter schools in several Florida counties including Hillsborough and Pinellas, is found guilty of using school billing and kickback arrangements to steal millions of dollars. • The Hillsborough County school district will offer a seminar Read More

Net Neutrality: Internet Provider Groups Sue to Block New California Rules

Four industry groups representing major Internet providers and cable companies filed suit on Wednesday seeking to block California’s new law to mandate net neutrality rules. The groups represent companies including AT&T, Verizon Communications, Comcast Corp and Charter Communications. The lawsuit came after the US Justice Read More

Entrance exams needed in schools for teacher education – World Bank expert

MANILA, Philippines – Teacher education institutions (TEIs) should consider administering entrance exams for prospective students as a move towards improving the quality of teachers in the Philippines. World Bank senior education specialist Javier Luque aired this recommendation in a forum Read More

Global Internet of Things Cellular Connections to Cross 5 Billion by 2025: Counterpoint

Global Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will cross the 5 billion-mark by 2025 and China will continue to lead by contributing almost two-thirds of such connections, a new report said on Friday. According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Internet of Things service, Global Read More