Hundreds show to mourn FGCU student

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

ESTERO, Fla. - Hundreds of students showed for a candlelight vigil to mourn the loss of a junior killed during a car crash near Tampa. Carisa Herald, 20, died in a car accident out..
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State Senate discusses merit pay for teachers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - Governor Rick Scott says Florida needs a merit pay system. Last year state lawmakers forces an unpopular merit pay bill, known as Senate Bill Six, through both c..
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Florida Pre-paid tuition deadline just days away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - The clock is ticking to lock in today’s tuition prices for your future college student. At midnight Monday open enrollment in the Florida Prepaid College p..
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Buy roses...help Pace Center for Girls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Fort Myers Floral Designs is donating $5.00 to PACE Center for Girls of Lee County with every dozen long-stem rose arrangements it sells or delivers for Valentine..
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Mom of teen beating victim files lawsuit

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The mother of a Florida teen who authorities say was brutally attacked by another student has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County school board. ..
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Senators pledge to work jointly on education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pledging to work together to revamp the federal No Child Left Behind education law, a day after President Barack Obama called on lawmakers in..
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More than 1500 people reading to students for Literacy Week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla - In continuation of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, representatives from state and local law enforcement agencies, the Florida Department of Health (DOH)  ..
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Boehner hopes to revive DC school voucher program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner and Sen. Joe Lieberman are introducing legislation to revive a school voucher program for District of Columbia students nearly two year..
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Former Fla. college system head Clark Maxwell dies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Clark Maxwell Jr., the first head of Florida's community college system and a former state legislator, has died at his Palm Coast home. He was 76. The Rev...
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Student raking up scholarships awarded $40K more

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

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..
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Less than half of Florida students proficient in science

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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FGCU going smoke-free?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

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..
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Manatee Elementary receives grant to host literacy event

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

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..
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Board approves market-based tuition regulation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

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. &..
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Enrollment, research up at Fla public universities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

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..
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Teachers Grading Parents? One Lawmaker says it's a Great Idea

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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' ..
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College night scheduled in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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 ..
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Lee County forums begin for school superintendent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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Lee County school employee named 2011 nurse of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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Edison going green with blue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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