SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A high school senior is taking the long road to free higher education, accumulating a handful of scholarships including a $40K first-of-its-kind award. Lee..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Results from a national exam show that less than half of Florida fourth and eighth grade students are proficient in science.Science scores from the 2009 Na..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Just weeks after FIU became the 1st south Florida institutions to ban smoking on campus, FGCU is now beginning discussions of possibly making the same change. St..
COLLIER COUNTY- School District of Collier County elementary schools are taking part in numerous activities this week to promote Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Thanks to a..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The board that oversees Florida's public universities has approved an amendment paving the way for higher tuition rates for certain graduate level courses. &..
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Enrollment at Florida's public universities is growing, the amount spent on research and development is increasing, and online instruction is expanding. Thos..
A bill introduced in the Florida House of Representatives would require some public school teachers to grade parents. The teachers would send home 'report cards' ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Lely High School (LHS) will host a college night for all current LHS students at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, February 10, in the LHS auditorium located at 1 ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County School Board is holding community forums to get input from the community on what they want to see in the district's next superintendent. Those foru..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County public school employee Corinne Nelson has been named the 2011 School Nurse of the Year by the Florida Association of School Nurses (FASN.) Ms. Nelson..
NAPLES, Fla - What is 45 feet in diameter, stands 45 feet tall and holds a half million gallons of water? It’s the new Thermal Energy Storage System on the Edison State Colle..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Less sodium, more whole grains, and low-fat milk. Those are some of the ingredients of the first major nutritional overhaul of the meals at school cafeterias in 1..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - For many students, the dream of continuing their education past high school would not be possible if not for financial aid. There are numerous ways students can g..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Two Canterbury School seniors, Alexander Feiock and Carl Nist-Lund, were the highest scoring students in Lee County on the prestigious American Mathematics Compet..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Fort Myers – Thirty outstanding teachers from The School District of Lee County were surprised in their classrooms today as The Foundation for Lee County Pu..
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott and Michelle Rhee are in South Florida touting their agendas for more education choices. Rhee is the former head of public schools in Washing..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The state has approved the first $25 million in stimulus spending from Florida's $700 million federal Race to the Top grant for 11 school districts. The De..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla – The Florida Department of Education (DOE) Tuesday announced that 11 school districts have been approved to begin receiving local Race to the Top funding. G..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska judge has thrown out a lawsuit on challenging a state law that allows some illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition. The lawsuit was filed o..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A children's advocacy effort modeled after the tea party movement has introduced $300 million in legislative priorities that it believes will bolster Flori..