Eye on Education

Lee Schools opt out of state testing: your questions

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

It was an unprecedented vote and what happens next is still up in the air. WINK News investigated to find out what's next for students, teachers and taxpayers in Lee county.
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Sleep and your teen: Should SWFL schools start later?

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Jamie Ostroff

A lack of sleep could mean trouble in school to teens, according to a study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Former Ala. band director arrested on sex charges

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

A band director who just started a new job in Georgia is accused of having sex with several students at his former high school in Alabama, police said Friday.
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Florida SouthWestern State College opens for first day

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: John Trierweiler

Students are flooding the halls at Florida Southwestern State College for the first day of classes.
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Some SWFL students see longer school days

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Andrew Scheinthal

Students and parents at Manatee Elementary saw some changes this year, based on the school letter grade from state assessment test scores.
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Motorists urged to use caution as schools open

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

Motorists across Florida are urged to use caution on the roads as students across Florida return to school.
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Florida Polytechnic University celebrates opening

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

The new Florida Polytechnic University is celebrating its inaugural year with several launch events.
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Florida Polytechnic University celebrates opening

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Sam Mount

The new Florida Polytechnic University is celebrating its inaugural year with several launch events.
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Consumer Reports: Top laptops for back-to-school

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

Back-to-school shopping is the second biggest spending spree of the year, according to the National Retail Federation. And these days, students need a lot more than pencils and pap..
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Group gives scholarship to fallen trooper's son

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

The 5-year-old son of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who died in a car crash is getting a fully-funded college scholarship thanks to a foundation formed by the late New York Yank..
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