LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Fifth graders at Lehigh Elementary School are learning the art of ballroom dancing, but there are many other lessons that come along with it. The school is part..
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Florida Senate President Don Gaetz says the state's new teacher evaluation system isn't working. The former Okaloosa County school ..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte Virtual School will start accepting applications for the 2013/2014 school year on February 1 and will accept applications through July 8. Charlott..
MIAMI (AP) - Governor Rick Scott is expected to announce additional state colleges that are accepting his challenge to develop four-year degrees that would cost no more than $10,00..
MIAMI (AP) - Teachers, cafeteria workers and janitors in Miami-Dade County middle schools and high schools will receive training on how to identify early-warning signs of mental il..
Our nation's schools must make changes to their athletic department beginning today. Students with disabilities must be given a fair shot to play on a traditional sports teams or h..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A research and policy group that advocates for accountability standards ranks Florida's teacher preparation policies among the top four nationally. &n..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University officials say in a new report that they're making sweeping changes to battle hazing at the school. FAMU on Wed..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Edison State College President Jeff Allbritten announced that the college is working to offer a four-year degree for $10,000. The announcement was made during the..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's new education commissioner says his top priorities are implementing Common Core State Standards and a new teacher merit pay and tenure law. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott wants to give a $2,500 across the board pay raise to every full time teacher in the state. Scott is announcing his propos..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As the Lee County School District looks to cut $25 million from next year's budget, one item on the table is generating more controversy than others-outsourcing c..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- School district leaders say it will cost $1.8 million dollars to put a school resource officer at every Lee County elementary school permanently. Last week, the d..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The parents of Trayvon Martin are presenting a scholarship in their son's name during a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Daytona Beach. ..
LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The School District of Lee County and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office have announced the addition of 10 deputies to be placed in rotation at local elementar..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida A&M University is delaying the hiring of a new director for its famed marching band. The university had scheduled a news conf..
FORT MYERS, Fla -- Big Rig Books has rolled into town just in time to help local nonprofit K is for Kids® Foundation launch its literacy month in February and get books collect..
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell reminds motorists to know and obey Florida State laws of when and when not to pass a stopped school bus picking up or..
The University of Florida's president is staying put, but the search for a successor still wound up costing the school. UF President Bernie Machen, who has led th..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's public schools have returned to the top 10 in a national ranking at sixth place due to high marks for coordinating kindergarten through 12th grad..