Eye on Education

Consumers Union warns students of campus-sponsored accounts

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Therese O'Shea

Campus-sponsored bank accounts and pre-paid cards may seem easy and convenient but are they as good as banks make them sound?
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Charlotte County school board considers opting out

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Adam Wright

The Lee County school board's decision to "opt out" of standardized testing... then reversal of that decision... now has people in Charlotte County talking about the possibility.
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University of Miami President Shalala to retire

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

University of Miami President Donna Shalala plans to step down in 2015...
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Science education comes to life in Collier County

Updated 1 week ago   
By: John Trierweiler

It's a rare and unique opportunity for thousands of Collier County school children, as they learn first hand from a National Geographic Explorer.
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Franklin Park Elementary students receive free eye exams

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Amanda Hall

As students across the country go back to school, some are seeing a major change. During free screenings at Franklin Park Elementary Wednesday, some were able to see clearly for th..
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Testing debate will be front and center in Collier County

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Nicole Papageorge

The testing debate that's been playing out in Lee County will be front and center when a new board member takes over her seat in Collier County.
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State-mandated testing back, mixed reaction after new vote

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

The 3-2 vote to opt out last week changed to a 3-2 vote in the other direction today, when board member Mary Fischer rescinded her vote.
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Lee Schools opt out of state testing: your questions

Updated 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 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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