Federal debt deal raising cost of student loans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Graduate students looking to take out subsidized student loans may soon have to dig deeper in their pockets to pay it off, as part of the nation's new debt deal. ..
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Deparment of Education recognizes top schools

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Education Commissioner John L. Winn Thursday recognized some of Florida’s highest performing school districts for either maintaining or improving their di..
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Jason's Deli letting kids eat free

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Going back to school can be stressful for parents and their children. To ease the transition back into school Jason’s deli is offering a week of free kid&rs..
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Goodwill Life Academy ready for new school year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - When Lee County students arrive at their first day of school on August 8, more than 40 will report to the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, a charter school for stude..
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School starts early this year in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Because Lee County Public Schools is a high-performing District and student achievement continues to rise, the State provides a waiver to allow the start of sc..
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Lee schools accepting applications for free and reduced cost lunch

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is announcing its 2011/12 policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the..
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Uncommon Friends Foundation awards 2011 scholarships

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla -  The Uncommon Friends Foundation has awarded more than $21,000 in scholarships to Southwest Florida students.The Uncommon Friends Foundation concentrates on..
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Salvation Army hosts back-to-school fashion show

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Salvation Army of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties held a back to school fashion show at it's Fort Myers store on Wednesday.The fashion show is to help boost ..
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Parent assistance center opens in Lee County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools has created a Parent Assistance Center to provide parents and the community with information and support as they work with schools to..
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High school graduation pays, according to new data

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC - New data reveals that high school graduates nationwide earn an average of $8,000 more annually compared to high school dropouts. The state-by-state data, releas..
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Broward County teacher named Teacher of the Year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla -  Alvin Davis, a teacher from Miramar High School in Broward County, was selected as the Florida Department of Education/Macy’s 2012 Teacher of the Year...
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School grades released with many improvements, one failure

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

LEE COUNTY, Fla - More than two-thirds of Florida's public elementary and middle schools received an A or B grade on the state's annual assessment this year, the Department of Educ..
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Lee County librarian earns national recognition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - FORT MYERS, Fla., June 28, 2011 – The Lyrasis NextGen Librarian Award winner is Maria Palacio, Senior Librarian and Manager of Outreach Services, Lee Co..
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4,000 jars of peanut butter and jelly donated to Harry Chapin Food Bank

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Over 4,000 jars of peanut butter and jelly is being delivered to the Harry Chapin Food Bank as a result of a week-long promotion by Sweetbay Supermarkets in Lee..
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Robinson picked for Education Commissioner

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Virginia's education chief was picked Tuesday to run Florida's public school system.    The Florida Board of Education voted unanimously to name G..
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Union files lawsuit against Governor Scott

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's statewide teachers union is taking the lead in a lawsuit that seeks to block a requirement for teachers, state workers and many local government ..
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Don't let summer slide happen to your child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The "summer slide," is what happens when young minds sit idle for three months. Children who do not read over the summer will lose more than two months of readi..
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GED student petitioning against new Florida tuition bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A student studying to get his GED is gathering signatures against a new bill passed in Florida requiring students to pay for classes that were formerly free. J..
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State investigating possible cheating on FCAT results

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State officials suspect possible cheating on nearly 7,000 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests.    The Department of Education on Friday c..
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New building taking shape at Edison State College

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The three-dimensional rendering is becoming a three-dimensional reality as construction continues for the Student Services Building with an anticipated o..
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