Florida St student wins grant aimed to help women

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida State graduate student has been awarded an $11,000 grant aimed at helping women who have gone back to school seeking a career change.  ..
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Student loan interest rates to increase

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Interest rates go up Tuesday for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow more increases to come.   &..
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FSU students chosen for economic conference

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida State students have been chosen to participate in a meeting with Nobel laureates in Germany to discuss economic sciences.    Grad..
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Doctors to parents: Start reading to kids early

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - The nation's largest pediatricians' group says parents should read aloud to their children every day starting in infancy.    Doing so can enhance chil..
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Florida Gov. approves voucher expansion

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's main private school voucher program will soon be open to middle-income families under a significant expansion signed into law Friday by Gov. Rick..
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Florida Gov. approves voucher expansion

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State University is aiming to have a new president on board by early fall.    An FSU search committee on Friday voted in favor of an..
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Lee Schools employee accused of molesting young girl

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Corey Lazar

FORT MYERS, FL.--A Lee County school worker under arrest and accused of molesting a little girl.WINK News confirms 42-year-old Richard Moffitt works at Pinewoods Elementary School ..
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Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks is giving its baristas a shot at an online college degree, an unusual benefit in an industry where higher education is often out of reach for workers.&nbs..
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FSU revamps turbulent search for president

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State University is trying to revamp its tumultuous search for a new president.    A search committee on Wednesday voted to hire a n..
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Cost of Florida prepaid tuition plan to drop

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's prepaid tuition plan is going to get cheaper.    Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed into a law a bill that restricts state universit..
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School district community forums begin Monday

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The School District of Lee County requests the input of community members and parents at any one of nine Community Forums, as the District begins the process..
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Obama moves to extend student loan payment relief

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aiming to alleviate the burden of student loan debt, President Barack Obama expanded a program Monday that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their inc..
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Slightly over half of Fla. students pass FCAT

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Slightly over half of Florida students have passed the state's standardized math and reading exams.    Results released Friday by the Depart..
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ACT to enhance how scores reported

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The popular ACT college admissions exam is broadening how it reports students' scores.    The exam's traditional 36-point scale remains unchanged. ..
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Book bet made to bring Tonight Show to Chicago

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon have made a pact to bring the show to the Windy City - with one condition.    During E..
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Father ordered to enroll 8-year-old girl in school

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MARION COUNTY, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida judge has ordered a Marion County man to enroll his 8-year-old daughter in school.    The man is claiming he is a sovereig..
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Siblings graduate as back-to-back valedictorians

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Two siblings from New Smyrna Beach are back-to-back valedictorians at their high school.    Scott Mosher found out last week that he wa..
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Lee County School District launches App

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County School District can now say 'there's an app for that!' The school district launched an app for parents and community members last week. It's availa..
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Search for FSU President gets political

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A top Republican state senator has emerged as the leading - and right now the only - candidate to become the next president of Florida State University. In..
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Parents present recess petition to Lee County School Board

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Stephanie Susskind

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A group of parents who started a petition asking for mandatory recess, presented that petition to the Lee County School board Tuesday night. The petition collecte..
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