Challenge to Fla. class size amendment in court

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A lawsuit challenging the Legislature's proposed state constitutional amendment to loosen class size limits is getting its day in court. A judge was going ..
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Fort Myers school earns accreditation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Father Anglim Academy is pleased to announce that the school is now accredited through the Florida Catholic Conference. The criteria for accreditation is very st..
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College night coming to Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - t’s never too early for students to start gathering information on what they want to do after they graduate from high school. Some will be going on to coll..
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Colleges buying land, without knowing if they'll use it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Colleges around the country are buying up large chunks of land without always having a clear idea of how it will be used.The colleges are banking on growth in the y..
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Class size amendment and your kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - 1,000 elementary school students could be going to a new school next year if Amendment 8 doesn't pass on the November ballot.  The vote could give distr..
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Presidential address to students scheduled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The President will address the nation's students on Tuesday, September 14th. September 14th is a scheduled Early Dismissal Day for all Collier County Public ..
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Southwest Florida College gets a new logo and slogan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Southwest Florida College has a new logo and slogan.  "Southwest Florida College:  A college listening to employers" is the schools new mantra and a phi..
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More public schools requiring uniforms

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - More public schools are asking their students to wear uniforms. Children at Rosemont Elementary School in Orlando and at least 10 other central Florida schools..
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Lee County teacher and coordinator honored

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Certiport (www.certiport.com), the leading certification solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, presented its Teacher of the Year award..
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Lee County elementary school gets $6500 grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Earlier this month, the staff at Dr. Carrie D. Robinson Littleton Elementary was notified that they were awarded a grant for $6,590 to support service learning w..
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Class Size Amendment causing students to be stuffed into elective courses

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Florida's Class Size Amendment was passed by voters to keep class sizes small, but some Lee County educators say it's doing exactly the opposite. Only 17 student..
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Auction nets more than 1M for state school fund

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE - Florida CFO Alex Sink's Bureau of Unclaimed Property netted over $1.1 million for the second consecutive year at the annual unclaimed property auction held Saturday, ..
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Fewer Americans approve of President Obama's handling of education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

SEATTLE (AP) - A new Gallup Poll has found fewer Americans approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing in support of public education, but they continue to have a highly fav..
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Election shifts make up of Lee County School Board

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The primary election in Lee County has shaken up the Lee County School Board. Incumbent candidates Steven Teuber and Elinor Scricca both lost their seats to newc..
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Florida one of 10 named school grant winners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Education Department says nine states and the District of Columbia will receive money in the second round of the $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" school refo..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: Are Cape Coral school resource officers worth 1 million dollars?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral leaders decided to spend money on school resource officers after a meeting Monday night. The city will spend nearly 500,000 dollars on the program. Sc..
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Holcombe retiring as Florida colleges chancellor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Willis Holcombe is retiring as chancellor of Florida's state and community college system. Holcombe announced his plans Monday but will remain on the job u..
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School zone speeders busted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Police hit the streets to enforce school zone speed limits during the first day of school. Officers with the Fort Myers police department were pulling drivers ov..
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School faces court hearing after banning Bibles on Religious Freedom Day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tuesday Liberty Counsel will meet the Collier County, Florida, School Board in the Fort Myers federal courthouse. This lawsuit challenges the board's recent ban ..
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Hundreds of kids not allowed back to school because of immunizations

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A number of kids weren't allowed back to school Monday because they didn't have the proper immunizations to attend class. The Lee County Health Department was pa..
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