John O'Connor http://kpcw.org en Florida's Education Chief Resigns Over Grading Scandal http://kpcw.org/post/floridas-education-chief-resigns-over-grading-scandal In education circles, Tony Bennett is widely known as a hard-charging Republican reformer associated with Jeb Bush's prescriptions for fixing public schools: charter schools, private school vouchers, tying teacher pay to student test scores and grading schools on a A through F scale.<p>Bennett resigned from his post as Florida's education chief this morning when a controversy over the last of those things — the school grades — caught up with him.<p>The situation was related to his previous job in Indiana, where he was superintendent of schools until early this year. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:01:00 +0000 John O'Connor 2464 at http://kpcw.org Florida's Education Chief Resigns Over Grading Scandal