Library ebooks now available for Kindle

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County Library System (LCLS) is excited to announce that its eBook collection is now compatible with the world’s bestselling eBook reader, the Amazo..
Read More

President to speak to America's students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The White House has informed school districts across the country that President Barack Obama will be delivering his annual “Back to School” address to..
Read More

Strides for education 5K

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - Help Collier students make great strides toward their future by hosting a 5K walk/run on Saturday, November 19th to benefit the Take Stock in Children Scholarship &am..
Read More

Board of Ed approves English learner, pre-k rules

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The state Board of Education has approved new rules for English language learner programs and pre-kindergarten providers.    At its meeting Tues..
Read More

IB program participants on the rise in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The number of Lee County students taking part in the International Baccalaureate program is up and getting the top diploma is helping families save money on going..
Read More

WA teachers defy judge orders, continue to strike

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district are defying a judge's order and will continue to strike, forcing the cancellation of classes. ..
Read More

Fla. teachers union files suit over merit pay law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's teacher union is suing the state over a new law that requires merit pay and ends tenure for new hires, one of a number passed nationwide changing how teacher..
Read More

SAT reading scores decline

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

(AP) - Are schools pushing math at the expense of reading and writing? An official with the College Board says that's one possible reason for the decline in SAT reading scores for ..
Read More

College night coming to Collier County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Collier County Public Schools’ annual College Night is right around the corner! Students and parents are cordially invited to the program taking place 4..
Read More

Appeal court hears Florida tuition dispute

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A dispute over who can set tuition rates for Florida's public universities is in the hands of an appellate court.    A three-judge panel of ..
Read More

Money available for SWFL teachers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - CenturyLink is partnering with DonorsChoose.org to offer a $100,000 “Double Your Impact” grant to fund classroom projects in public schools. Any publi..
Read More

Elementary school honor society established

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - San Carlos Park Elementary School, Center for the Arts has established a chapter of the new National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) to recognize its most outstan..
Read More

Teaching the September 11th terror attacks to kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

Chances are you know exactly what you were doing when the towers fell on September 11, 2001. But there is a new generation that will only learn about the terror attacks through his..
Read More

Fort Myers High School named among top in nation

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - A new school year is bringing new accolades for Fort Myers High School.  The school recently received word that it’s one of the nation’s top Inte..
Read More

Hodges University to open Veterans Service Center

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - Hodges University has announced plans to open a Veterans Services Center for its students on both their Naples and Ft. Myers campuses. The Center will be housed in th..
Read More

1st day back for Collier County students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

NAPLES, Fla.-     All of Southwest Florida's schools are be  back in session today.     It's the first day of classes for kids in Collier Co..
Read More

FGCU installing solar panel system in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

NAPLES, Fla.- It's your money- and Florida Gulf Coast University is spending over $200,000 in taxpayer dollars for solar paneling.164 precisely-placed solar panels promise to cut F..
Read More

Lee County teacher honored after 42 yrs of service

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- It's a bitter-sweet start to the school year for one Lee County teacher. Riverdale High English teacher Mary Hill is receiving a lifetime achivement award after s..
Read More

Ex-education chief says Florida going backwards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A former education commissioner says Florida's schools are going backward in preparing students for college.    John Winn on Thursday told t..
Read More

FGCU holds annual 'Welcome Back' celebration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ESTERO, Fla.- Faculty and staff at Florida Gulf Coast University are celebrating the beginning of a new school year at their annual Welcome Back celebration. University president, ..
Read More

Log In
Already a member?
Register
Sign up to contribute your own photos, videos and articles or comment on articles
First name is required and must be letters only.
Last name is required and must letters only.
An email address is required.
A password is required.
A password confirmation is required.
×