TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State Board of Education members have scolded a contractor for being tardy in delivering Florida's standardized test results. The board Tuesday also reject..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The State Board of Education may seek a modest increase in spending for Florida's public schools. A proposal to ask the Legislature for $107 more for each ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida education officials are looking for volunteers to help implement the state's $700 million "Race to the Top" grant. The Department of Education on M..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County School District Superintendent Doctor James Browder has accepted a position at Edison State College. Next year, Edison plans to open a K-8 school. Dr...
MIAMI (AP) - Full-time students at Florida's public universities may soon be paying a flat rate for tuition, no matter how many classes they take. The..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Eden Autism Services, is officially opening its new school for children with autism in Fort Myers. Eden has operated a school for children and young adults with ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - As expected, the Florida Supreme Court has received a challenge to a ballot proposal that would loosen Florida's class size limits. The 1st District Court ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A company in the first year of a four-year, $254-million contract to grade Florida's standardized test says it's taking steps to prevent future delays. Dou..
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The panel overseeing Florida's 11 public universities may propose changes in tuition and fee rules that could make going to college more expensive. The Bo..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Parents at a Cape Coral school want to know why their kids are not protected by a school zone speed limit. They say cars are whizzing by students at high speeds,..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County YMCA is planning their 3rd annual Daddy - Daughter Dance on Saturday, September 18th .The dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and is open to..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Throughout the week of Sept. 13-17, the Florida Department of Education’s Food and Nutrition Management Section, in conjunction with the Florida Scho..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - St. Francis Xavier School Students celebrated National Anthem Day Tuesday.The students dressed in red, white and blue and held a canned food drive fo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is taking to the nation's airwaves once again, this time for an address to America's schoolchildren in which he will tell them nothing is b..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dr. Shirley Chapman is not your average principal. Dressed in fatigues she monitors classes at the Lee Charter School in the Dunbar community. Staff members are ..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Imagine being half-way done with college before stepping foot outside your high school. Some students in Charlotte County are on the fast track to higher educa..
The number of college students defaulting on their federal student loans is climbing, and those who attend for-profit schools remain the most likely group to default, according to ..
MIAMI (AP) - SAT college entrance exam scores for Florida students in the class of 2010 remained largely unchanged from a year before, though more students are taking the test. Flo..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A circuit court judge ruled Friday that voters have the right to determine class sizes in Florida.Judge Charles Francis agreed Friday with the state's argu..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Doctor Jim Browder, Superintendent of Lee County Public Schools, is being considered for a new job.Dr. Kenneth Walker, longtime President of Edison State Co..