TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida became the latest state to adopt a set of national benchmarks for student learning in math and English on Tuesday with the approval of the Common C..
ATLANTA (AP) - Eighteen states and the District of Columbia were named finalists Tuesday in the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" school reform grant competition, givin..
Southwest Florida - A group of local churches are doing what they can to make sure needy children are ready for school.SWFL Project Backpack is a combined effort of local churches ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Education Association, the statewide union, has filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of a proposed amendment on school class sizes. T..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron turned over keys this morning to a 2001 used cruiser to Edison State College President Dr. Patricia Land and Cam..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools releases new information about the impact volunteerism is having on area schools. During the 2009/10 school year, more than 22,000 schoo..
Parents of students in grades 4 through 10 attending a Collier County Public School should be on the lookout for an envelope from the school district being mailed the week of July ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Businesses in Lee County have partnered with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools to send students back to school prepared. These companies are collecting..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Some Florida school boards are planning a lawsuit to challenge penalties that could reach $351 million statewide if they fail to meet class size limits this fal..
FORT MYERS, Fla - Local businesses join forces to announce the First Annual Back-To-School Clothing Drive to benefit Lee County students in need.Families are facing hardships this ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - WINK News gets to the bottom of some FCAT confusion. On Friday morning a published report stated local fourth and fifth graders FCAT scores were being toss..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is proud to announce that Rebecca Crissy, a resource teacher at James Stephens International Academy during the 2009/10 school year, is ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte State Bank is accepting donations of school supplies for Charlotte County students in need of assistance for the upcoming school year. Supp..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - The future of Lee County schools, budgeting and other important issues are slated for discussion among candidates at an August 5th community forum at the Alliance..
LEE COUINTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is joining other large districts across the state in questioning the results of the latest FCAT exam. Dr. James Browder, Superint..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Five of the state's largest school districts are questioning the latest results of the FloridaComprehensive Assessment Test. Superintendents of Broward, Miami-..
ORLANDO, Fla - Concluding a night filled with joyful tears, contagious laughter and heartfelt celebration for all of Florida’s hard working teachers, Cheryl Conley, a fourth ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Organizers of the 14th Annual Undy Sunday event are preparing for more students than ever to be in need of items to be ready for another school year. During A..
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.– Kohl’s Department Stores has announced a contest to give half a million dollars to 20 schools each this year, a total of $10 million, in recognit..
Eden Autism Services Florida, the Naples-based division of New Jersey non-profit Eden Autism Services, is planning a school for children with autism in Fort Myers. It currently ope..