FGCU student killed in car crash, friends react

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

ESTERO, Fla - An FGCU student was killed in a car crash in Central Florida.FGCU's President Wilson Bradshaw issued a memo to students faculty and staff Friday to inform them of the..
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Lee Schools interim superintendent to be sworn in

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The Lee County School Board will officially swear in their new interim superintendent Friday.Dr. Larry Tihen was named to the position after Dr. James Browder was..
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Fla. justices take class size amendment challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments on a proposed state constitutional amendment that would loosen class size limits. The justices Wedn..
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Lee County School Board selects interim Superintendent

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - It took hours, but Wednesday night, the Lee County School Board reached a unanimous decision on an Interim Superintendent. Larry Tihen to take Dr. James Browder'..
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Spending more to jail kids than educate them

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Renee Stoll

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Spending more money keeping kids in jail than funding their education. That's the message at the Milk Party Rally. Leaders say they are fearful about the fut..
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Deciding Browder's Successor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Lee County School Board  is still in a deadlock vote on who to name as an Interim Superintedent when Dr Browder steps down as the leader of Lee Co schoo..
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Fla. justices take class size amendment challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments on a proposed state constitutional amendment that would loosen class size limits. The justices Wedn..
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Special school board meeting Wednesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Lee County School Board starts to decide what's next today. Members are holding a special meeting this afternoon to discuss the resignation of Superintendent..
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Superintendent gets major money from Lee Schools to leave for new job

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - New fallout after word that Lee County School Superintendent Dr. James Browder will get more than $300,000 for leaving the district. Dr. Browder's contract with ..
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Fla. education board scolds FCAT contractor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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..
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Fla. education board considering budget request

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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 ..
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Fla. looking for 'Race to the Top' volunteers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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..
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Lee County Schools Dr. James Browder takes job at Edison State College

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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...
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Florida public universities may adopt flat tuition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

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..
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Eden school opening in Fort Myers Monday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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 ..
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Fla. Supreme Court gets class size amendment case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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 ..
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Contractor outlines Florida school testing fixes

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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..
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Fla. university panel mulling tuition, fee rules

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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..
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Parents say no school speed zone around Mariner High puts kids at risk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

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,..
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YMCA planning Daddy-Daughter dance

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

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..
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