TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A substantial expansion of one of Florida's private school voucher programs is advancing in the state Legislature. A House panel on Thurs..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is calling on legislators to let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the cou..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Teacher rating scores are in, and they're creating controversy. It's called a VAM score, or Value-Added Model, and teacher's union leaders say the numbers are mis..
MIAMI (AP) - State lawmakers could approve a bill this session allowing qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally. &..
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida man has been sentenced to three years in prison and 25 years of probation for stealing $92,000 from a scholarship fund.  ..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa high school football player who hit his head during practice in 2013 intends to sue the Hillsborough County School District, saying that a piece of unatt..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A school bus driver will not be charged after a fight broke out on her route. Months ago a child passed out after another kid choked him. Originally the drive..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County teacher has been taken out of the classroom. In a statement, a spokeswoman for the school district said they have an open investigation into ..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida education officials on Tuesday tried to end a long-simmering debate over what its school standards should be and how schools should be graded. &nb..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida has admitted nearly 13,000 high school students into the class of 2018. Associate Provost Zina Evans tells The ..
MIAMI (AP) - A national education organization has named the head of Miami-Dade Public Schools superintendent of the year. The School Superintendents Association ..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Trampolines, swings and obstacle courses in school are helping some students advance in the classroom, according to teachers.Charlotte County teachers want m..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County school board voted unanimously to fire a Riverdale High School teacher, accused of cursing at students and making other derogatory comments toward ..
MIAMI (AP) - More than a quarter of all Florida high school seniors are earning high enough scores on Advanced Placement tests to earn college credit. A report re..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Schools may have to tap the taxpayers to cough up more money, to cope with population growth and budget shortfalls. The schools need millions for bette..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart says proposed changes to the Common Core will strengthen the state's academic standards. Stewart told the ..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida's Board of Education will consider proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards at its meeting in Miami. Education Commissioner Pam..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- No one was injured when a Cape Coral Charter School bus and car crashed on Veterans Pkwy., east of Del Prado Blvd., just before 4:00 this afternoon.One child was ..
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A boy and a girl hanging out with a group of fellow students in a high school gym were shot and wounded Friday afternoon, and up to three other boys may have be..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Lee County Schools are looking to level the playing field for more families hoping to get their kids into their top choice schools.The school district is changing..