Eye on Education

Lee County school board travels to West Palm Beach Friday

Updated 56 mins ago   
By: Janna Rowell

Members of the Lee County school board are traveling to West Palm Beach Friday, to meet with other school boards from around the state.
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Florida Prepaid refunds families

Updated 18 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

Good news for families enrolled in Florida Prepaid college plans.
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Court rules Florida virtual school can sue rival

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

The state's highest court is ruling that Florida's main online school can sue over trademark infringement.
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Consumers Union warns students of campus-sponsored accounts

Updated 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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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