LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lehigh Elementary School will be receiving the “Good Neighbor Grant” for the second year for its students. Named in honor of both the State Farm slog..
FORT MYERS, Fla - See the work of some of the area’s young artists, at your library. Hundreds of children participated in the annual “Design a Bookmark” contest a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Tuition at Florida's 11 public universities continues to rank third-lowest in the nation even after 15 percent increases in each of the last two years. A p..
NAPLES, Fla. - On Wednesday, November 10 the Sea Salt restaurant in Old Naples will host a fundraising benefit for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)...
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - North Fort Myers High School is proud to announce that a select number of its 2009/10 juniors passed one or more diploma-qualifying Cambridge AICE exams, becomin..
WASHINGTON, DC (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education is sending a warning to schools, colleges and universities nationwide in response to several high-profile cases of bullying.I..
MIAMI, Fla. - Four outstanding South Florida students, and the non-profit organizations they represent, were honored by Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee at a special on-field ceremony a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is investigating five private, for-profit colleges to determine if they engaged in unfair practices and misled students about financial aid. Ryan W..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Edison Collegiate High School in Punta Gorda got its first report card and earned an A grade. Edison Collegiate High easily met the standard for top honors..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBC.com and Microsoft are offering an extreme computer makeover for one U.S. school. An online competition tied to NBC.com's "My School Pride" initiative will pr..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Kathleen Passidomo has been given the Glass Slipper award by the The Education Foundation of Collier County for her outstanding dedication and service for th..
MIAMI (AP) - Musician Nestor Torres will be playing in South Florida for a while. Florida International University said Monday that he has joined the faculty for fall and will teac..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The University of Florida will get a new professorship thanks to an endowment by a UF trustee and his wife. The university said on Monday that Dr. Steven a..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling education an "economic imperative," President Barack Obama on Wednesday asked Congress to make permanent a $2,500 college tuition tax credit that is sched..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida Gulf Coast University civics engagement class, in cooperation with The News-Press, invites area residents to join a discussion of the future of public ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools is very proud to announce that Ms. Fallon Melendez, an Exceptional Student Education teacher at Island Coast High School, has bee..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eden Autism Services officially opened its doors to its new Fort Myers school. The new school on Second Street actually opened late last month, but Monday was th..
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - The Port Charlotte High School is headed to play at the famous Carnegie Hall. The "Pride" of Port Charlotte Wind Ensemble has been invited to play in the 9th..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County teachers are poised to get a raise. Under a tentative agreement, teachers will receive a one percent pay raise and one percent bonus this year. Next y..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a teachers union's challenge to a ballot issue that would loosen the state's class size limits. The unanimous ruling..