School districts in Florida get state funding based on attendance. With families trying different learning options, districts could get less money.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — You’ve probably tried something new in 2020.
Maybe it’s the first time you wore a face mask to get your hair cut or you had your groceries delivered to your doorstep. How about that drive-by baby shower?
For better or worse, 2020 has made all of us get a little more creative. No one knows that more than those on the front lines of education including teachers, parents and students.
With fears over returning to the classroom, some teachers decided to explore new options as tutors or personal educators while at the same time, families are trying school pods with just a handful of children or resorting to other homeschool options.
Julie Shamas of St. Petersburg started homeschooling her kids with the help of a