LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Two students were onboard a school bus when it was involved in a crash on State Road 80 at Joel Blvd. this afternoon. According to the Lee County School District,..
MIAMI (AP) - A public hearing held in South Florida drew both praise and heavy criticism for the state's new academic standards. The Common Core State Standards a..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Some retired law enforcement officers are continuing to serve and protect, even after they turned in their badges. They're known as 'GRAMPA COPS' and they have ne..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- An upset mother is demanding answers after she says a miscommunication with her daughter's school put her child in danger.She thought her little girl was in after..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida appeals court is shielding University of West Florida President Judy Bense from having to testify in an employment discrimination lawsuit. &..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is going to keep in place a controversial safety net provision for the state's school grading system. The State Board of Educatio..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling on school districts across the state to approve pay raises for teachers. Scott this year pledged $480 ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Amid an ongoing dispute over the future of Florida's public schools, an ally of former Gov. Jeb Bush has abruptly resigned from the State Board of Educatio..
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico trolley company that takes "Breaking Bad" fanatics on a tour around Albuquerque is lengthening its season. The ABQ Trolley C..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott's pay raise for teachers isn't arriving quite as promised. Scott this year pledged $480 million so that teachers ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.  ..
MIAMI (AP) - Enrollment in the Miami-Dade school system is up - thanks to an increase in the number of students attending charter schools. The Miami Herald (hrld...
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- One Cape Coral High School classroom is paving the way for a new type of learning. Mentally and physically challenged students are now using Nooks as part of thei..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A University of Florida history professor was found dead in his apartment days after he was last seen by colleagues. The Gainesville Sun ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier and Hendry counties have been granted funding to hire additional law enforcement, including school resource officers. Acting U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bent..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A school bus driver was charged with careless driving after a crash on Queen Elizabeth Way at 6:30 a.m. Fourteen students from Heights Elementary School were onbo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration told colleges and universities Friday they can continue to use admissions to increase diversity among their students, even in the wake of..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scores on the SAT college entrance exam were largely stagnant for a third year, although African-American students made slight gains, the College Board said Thurs..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to change the name of Edison State College to Florida SouthWestern State College, or FSW. They also voted unanimously to n..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fla. Gov. Rick Scott is naming a former public school teacher to the State Board of Education. Scott on Monday appointed Rebecca Fishman ..