Florida considers renewed focus on civics education

Florida lawmakers are considering proposals to improve the "civic health" of students by increasing the focus on subjects such as government, geography, history and civic responsibility. The bipartisan bills would require seventh-graders to take civics, create a high-stakes civics exam for middle-school students and would mandate that related content be integrated into the language-arts curriculum across all grades. The effort is receiving widespread support, but some critics are concerned about how much it will cost.

View Full Article in:

Orlando Sentinel (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Division Manager, Math & Science
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Sr. Product Manager - Professional Development
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Sr. Product Manager - Formative Assessment Product Line
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide