Superintendents want Florida to lead the nation in K-12 education. We need legislation that will give us the financial resources and also remove the restrictive obstacles that hinder progress towards that end.
Florida’s public sector has learned that the convenience of new technology communication can come with a cost. While a misspoken word might be denied or forgotten, an imprudent email is permanently recorded, often costing individuals their livelihood, their employers $millions, and both their reputations. FADSS now offers an online course to train staff to steer clear of this dangerous trend.
Complying with Florida’s stringent public records law is a requirement that all district and school staff must take seriously to avoid fines, criminal charges and significant legal costs. FADSS now offers an online course that will prepare all staff to respond quickly and appropriately to any public records request.
The Florida Association of District School Superintendents and the Florida School Boards Association have created the Florida Education Investment Trust Fund (FEITF). Read more
FADSS 2015 Legislative Platform coming soon.
FADSS 2014 Accountability Recommendations
FADSS June 2014 Business Partner Newsletter
FADSS March 2014 Business Partner Newsletter
Florida School Superintendents Ask for Relief in Testing
Will Movement Lead to Testing Change?
School Districts Recognized as Florida Healthy School Districts
Listen to Local School Leaders
Daytona Beach News Journal
Make Education a Priority
Editorial, Tampa Tribune
A Letter from the Gates Foundation by Vicki Phillips, Director of Education, College Ready
A Letter to our Partners: Let's Give Students and Teachers Time
..."That’s why the Gates Foundation agrees with those who’ve decided that assessment results should not be taken into account in high-stakes decisions on teacher evaluation or student promotion for the next two years, during this transition."