"You must be much younger than I. I grew up during the cold war. We had nuclear attack drills including being sent either home or to safer environment. As for the relocation drills I think some of this is over the top. However as far as practicing…"
"First off it is not all of third grade. It is a reading summer school. There is no charge for this summer school. This is not a Polk County mandate. It is a Florida State Law that they must pass the reading portion of FCAT in third grade to pass.…"
"Also, If you live in Polk County I don't believe you can use it out of county even if it is a private school. What about DSA or Ridgeview for public schools (yes they are charter) or for private the closest in county to you are North Ridge, and…"
"If they learn their math facts (flash cards) it makes the word problems easier and they are solved faster. I did want to add something ...you want to bake cookies and a math lesson? Combine the two... cooking is one of the best ways to teach…"
"This is all about getting them ready for the FCAT in 5th grade. The math portion expects them to be able to reason and explain their answers. This is just the beginning of these kind of assignments. It will get more complicated over the next few…"
I have a question for you. Do or will you take your children to Disney, Universal or Sea World? They all abide by the same law. As a matter of fact it is because of Disney that the law exists. All of the same inspection or lack…"
"Unless it has changed in 3 years Title 1 schools are not required to take field trips. The money may be used for a field trip but no requirement is in place. Some schools do not take any field trips until after FCAT. Some schools don't do…"
"You are forgetting the cost of fuel for the buses, overtime for the drivers, and also if a child cannot afford the cost the school cannot leave them behind. They must find a way for all children to go unless a parent doesn't give…"
"You're elementary child will probably be zoned for Loughman Oaks. Your other child is probably zoned for Boone Middle School. There are however several magnet, and charter schools in the area which can be explained better by the school…"
"I agree with Shawn's husband. Those are the best areas, West Lake Hamilton can be pricey but is more rural. Dundee if you are looking for a small town. Only 7 miles from WH. Cypress Woods area not bad but prone to flooding during rainy…"
"Yes I did read your other post. Part of the problem lies with budget cuts. They are not keeping secrets. The school you are attending has such a turnover in students that the class lists are not correct until the last minute and then changes will be…"