Help education, satisfy your sweet tooth

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla. - From now through December 1, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant - located in The Strada at Mercato - wants to satisfy your sweet tooth while helping o..
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Court won't get into battle between 2 USCs

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't decide who really owns the initials "SC" when it comes to college sports: the University of Southern California or the University of South..
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FGCU classes canceled because of gas line leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The intersection of Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy. and FGCU Blvd. was closed while repairs are being made to a cut gas line. Motorists were asked to avoid the area..
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East Naples students set to break world reading record

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - On Thursday, October 7, East Naples Middle School (ENM) reading teachers will be sending some 35 of their students off to the Lorenzo Walker Institute of Tec..
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2 teachers honored with Excel award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  Lee County Public Schools announced Tuesday that 2 teachers have been honored with the 2010 Excel Award. This award is presented by The Foundation fo..
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Scott: More funding alone won't improve schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Rick Scott is emphasizing merit pay for teachers, expanded choice and more virtual schooling in his education plan. The gubernatorial candi..
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Governor Crist visits Southwest Florida school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Sarah Pusateri

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Governor Charlie Crist made a pit stop in Southwest Florida this afternoon, visiting one of Lee County's top performing schools.  "Hi! You must be the princ..
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CUNY-IBM to open unique school in NYC

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEW YORK (AP) - The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique high school that allows students to earn an associate's degree. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday ..
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Newark hopes Facebook gift translates to results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Now that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has pledged $100 million to help boost Newark, N.J.'s low-performing public school system, it's time for officials to ..
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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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