TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida education leaders have made their pitch for a portion of the $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" competition to federal reviewers in Washington. Gov. C..
WASHINGTON – As many as 40 percent of the nation's high school graduates say they are inadequately prepared to deal with the demands of employment and postsecondary educatio..
LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools was informed that it has received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting Award from the Association of School Business Off..
FORT MYERS, Fla - How is this for a deal? Get a great new look for school and help support programs for Lee County Public Schools at the same time. Salon Solaris at Sunstate ..
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The School District of Collier County is pleased to announce that the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology’s (LWIT) Automotive Service Technology prog..
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Think you're going to ace freshman year? Want to put money on that? A website called Ultrinsic is taking wagers on grades from students at 36 colleges nationwide s..
NAPLES, Fla. - Students were not deterred from the rain as they protested their band director's forced transfer.Students claimed the accusations against former band director Kelly ..
NAPLES, Fla. - Collier County receives grant money for school cafeterias. Nine elementary schools in the district will be buying about $420,000 on fruits and vegetables. The goal o..
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $26 billion jobs bill to protect 300,000 teachers and other nonfederal government workers from election-year layoffs. ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is urging lawmakers to pass a bill that he says will save hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment. Spe..
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Hundreds of teachers who were laid off from Broward County Public Schools are being called back to work in time for the start of class. Superintendent ..
NAPLES, Fla. - When it comes to haggling over Superintendent Dennis Thompson's contract, the Collier County School Board wants its interests protected.The board is calling a specia..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A national student advocacy group says Florida's public universities rank near the top in graduation rates for blacks and Hispanics. The Washington, D.C.-b..
LONDON (AP) - The British prime minister's office says it won't seek to stop giving free milk each day to school children under 5 years old.The statement Monday by David Cameron's ..
WASHINGTON, DC - The U-S is slipping in the world, in terms of college graduates.Among developed nations, America's college completion rate slides in at number 12. Pres..
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - Summer break is over for students in Charlotte County. Classes start today for the 2010-2011 school year. For the first time since Hurricane Charley none of the..
MIAMI (AP) - A tea party style movement centered on children's issues is being launched in the Sunshine State. The Children's Movement of Florida is branding itself the "milk party..
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Someone stole thousands of dollars in equipment from Diplomat Elementary School.According to police reports, the burglar got away with several flat screen comput..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - School grades are out, and for the most part, the Southwest Florida school are making the grade. The 2009-2010 report cards are vital for school funding. Schools..
LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are in Missouri to look at the horrific accident that killed a 15-year-old on a school bus and the dr..