LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After almost a decade as Edison State College, the school could have a completely new name within three weeks. President Jeff Allbritten confirmed he will bring a..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A three-day schools summit put together by Gov. Rick Scott is ending, although it's not yet clear what it means for students and teachers across the state.&..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Florida may be keeping a safety net provision that kept more than 150 schools from getting an F grade this year. Interim Education Commissioner Pam Stewart ..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral school is addressing concerns over congestion. WINK News has told you before about the Pelican Elementary School student drop-off and pick-up proble..
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Following a summer of debate and controversy in Florida's education system, state officials are gathering in Clearwater for a hastily-arranged, three-day su..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is supporting President Barack Obama's push to keep college costs down, but says the president waited too long to start his effort...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Atlantic University is offering a course that concentrates on the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law. The course is being o..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Teachers all have different ways of reaching their students but one at Fort Myers High School uses his rhythm and rhyme skills to teach life lessons. Mark Drew is..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida International University officials have suspended the school's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity chapter following a series of Facebook posts. An ano..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Broward County school district and the teachers union are at odds over how to implement a payback plan for teachers who are owed some $20 million b..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Lee County School Board has decided to forgo a national superintendent search. Our partners at the News-Press are reporting that the decision was made today. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is making changes to the PLUS loan program that may help thousands of families qualify for the college financial aid. I..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Local school districts are choosing not to participate in Governor Rick Scott's teacher debit card program. The governor rolled out the program a few weeks ago, o..
GULFPORT, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors and Department of Juvenile Justice officials have recommended a 9-month probation sentence for two of the three teens accused of brutally beating ..
FT. MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Virtual Instruction program says they have seen double the number of full-time students versus 2012. The program has had such a huge enrollment increas..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The day before he abruptly resigned from his job, Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett wrote an impassioned email to two former governors he called ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a bill Friday to lower the costs of borrowing for millions of students. The bipartisan bil..
MIAMI (AP) - The Florida Virtual School is laying off several hundred teachers in response to a decline in enrollment and change in funding. The online school has..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Department of Education has closed for the day after a car hit and ruptured water lines that feed the Tallahassee building. The crash..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit and Patrol Districts will be keeping a close eye on motorists in and around schools, bus stops and high..