Gainesville high school takes math title again

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - You might call them math wizards.    The Buchholz High School math team swept the Florida Mu Alpha Theta competition over the weekend, bring..
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Deep Creek teacher on leave after child abuse allegations

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Charlotte County teacher is on administrative leave, pending an investigation into child abuse allegations. Mike Riley with Charlotte County Schools confi..
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Senate approves bill on ailing nursing schools

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has approved a measure requiring nursing education programs to be nationally accredited within five years of accepting students. &n..
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Gov. Scott announces $3.5 million for Lee public schools

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Governor Rick Scott visited Allen Park Elementary today, and announced more money will be given to 40 public school in the Lee County School District.Scott announ..
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New Everglades curriculum available to teachers

Updated 5 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A state-approved curriculum to guide classes about the Everglades is now available to Florida teachers.    The Everglades Foundation unv..
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Panel Oks bill to allow guns in Florida schools

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The debate whether safety is worth the risk of having more guns on school campuses took center stage in a Florida House committee, which approved a bill We..
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Common Core backlash in Fla. prompts changes

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Fueled by parents angry over contentious new national education standards called Common Core, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature is pushing thro..
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$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.    Every payment toward their stude..
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Scott meets with students in Tampa, talks tuition

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott met with five high school students and their parents to discuss the rising cost of college tuition.    The students from Thomas Je..
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Girl, 8, injured while getting off school bus

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PONTE VEDRE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an 8-year-old north Florida girl is in serious condition after being hit by a car that attempted to pass the school bus she was walki..
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Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton promote higher education

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, potential foes in the 2016 presidential contest, said Monday that higher education has the power to transform lives and be..
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FCAT's final farewell as new test looms

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Sunshine State is ready to part ways with its Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, a mainstay in schools for more than a decade.  But the unnamed test..
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Report: Progress, challenges on Race to the Top

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education says Florida is showing progress in implementing a $700 million Race to the Top grant designed to spur student improvement and lift lo..
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Fla. Senate approves Edison Sate College's name change

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Florida Senate passed a bill 40-0 today, that would legally change Edison State College's name to Florida SouthWestern State College, according to our partner..
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Concerns arise regarding the FCAT replacement test

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The FCAT is being phased out as the state's standardized test for students, but what's replacing it next year has some educators worried.    After ..
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Fla. chooses new test to replace FCAT next year

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is picking a new test to replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test that has been a mainstay in the state's schools for more than a decade.&..
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Florida Memorial University celebrates 135 years

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - The only historically black college in South Florida is celebrating its 135th anniversary.    Alumni and civil rights activists gathered a..
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In-state tuition bill moves ahead despite no votes

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - State legislators keep advancing a bill that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country i..
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EPA: Desoto student had access to 3 to 5 lbs of mercury

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DESOTO COUNTY, Fla.- The EPA confirms the boy at the center of the mercury mess in Arcadia had access to three to five pounds of the element. That 8th grader only brought a small a..
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Collier school district approves new cyberbullying policy

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County school leaders have approved a new cyberbullying policy. After some debate, the district has decided not to punish students if they bully their..
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