Tag Archive | "StateImpact Florida"

FCIR Wins Five Awards From Florida Society of News Editors


Three of the awards in the statewide journalism competition were for first place.

Published in Blog, Journalism

FCIR Wins Four Prizes in Sunshine State Awards


The awards include first-place honors for Best News Web Site, Investigative Reporting for Radio and General Coverage for Radio.

Published in Blog, Journalism

New Report Shows ALEC’s Effects On Florida Education Policy


Ashley Lopez: A new report from a statewide progressive group details the influence that the corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, has had on Florida’s education policy.

Published in Blog, Business, Education, Government, Politics

Internal Recording Reveals K12 Inc. Struggled to Comply With Florida Law


Trevor Aaronson and John O’Connor: The for-profit online educator knew of teacher certification problems in Florida for years.

Published in Education, Government

FCIR Stories Finalists for PRNDI, Sunshine State Awards


The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting has been nominated for awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Published in Blog, Journalism

StateImpact Florida, FCIR Win Regional Edward R. Murrow Award


StateImpact Florida and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting won a regional Regional Edward R. Murrow Award in investigative reporting for the series “13th Grade.”

Published in Blog, Journalism

State Review Finds K12 Certification Problems


John O’Connor and Trevor Aaronson: A state inquiry found that online educator K12 Inc. employed three teachers in Florida who lacked proper certification to teach some subjects.

Published in Education, Government

StateImpact Florida, FCIR Win National Education Reporting Award


A collaborative project involving StateImpact Florida and the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting won second place in investigative reporting for broadcast media in the 2012 National Awards for Education Reporting.

Published in Blog, Education, Journalism

Grado 13: Lo que hacen los colleges de la Florida para ayudar a más alumnos a completar sus cursos remediales


Lynn Waddell y John O’Connor: La Florida está lista para convertirse en el laboratorio de pruebas del país para nuevos enfoques al problema de la educación remedial.

Published in Education, Español, Government

13th Grade: What Florida Colleges Are Doing To Help More Students Complete Remedial Courses


Lynn Waddell and John O’Connor: Florida is poised to become the nation’s petri dish for new approaches to the remedial education problem.

Published in Education, Government