Local businesses collecting school supplies to help needy students

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Businesses in Lee County have partnered with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools to send students back to school prepared. These companies are collecting..
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Fla. schools to challenge class size penalties

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Some Florida school boards are planning a lawsuit to challenge penalties that could reach $351 million statewide if they fail to meet class size limits this fal..
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Group kicks off clothing drive for students in need

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - Local businesses join forces to announce the First Annual Back-To-School Clothing Drive to benefit Lee County students in need.Families are facing hardships this ..
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FCAT scores being reviewed, not tossed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nick Spinetto

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -  WINK News gets to the bottom of some FCAT confusion. On Friday morning a published report stated local fourth and fifth graders FCAT scores were being toss..
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Teacher in running for top teacher of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is proud to announce that Rebecca Crissy, a resource teacher at James Stephens International Academy during the 2009/10 school year, is ..
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Bank collecting school supplies for needy kids

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - Charlotte State Bank is accepting donations of school supplies for Charlotte County students in need of assistance for the upcoming school year.  Supp..
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School board candidates forum set for August 5th

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - The future of Lee County schools, budgeting and other important issues are slated for discussion among candidates at an August 5th community forum at the Alliance..
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Lee County shares concerns with FCAT results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

 LEE COUINTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is joining other large districts across the state in questioning the results of the latest FCAT exam. Dr. James Browder, Superint..
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School districts questioning FCAT results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Five of the state's largest school districts are questioning the latest results of the FloridaComprehensive Assessment Test. Superintendents of Broward, Miami-..
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Florida Teacher of the Year annouced

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla - Concluding a night filled with joyful tears, contagious laughter and heartfelt celebration for all of Florida’s hard working teachers, Cheryl Conley, a fourth ..
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Undy Sunday gears up to help students in need

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Organizers of the 14th Annual Undy Sunday event are preparing for more students than ever to be in need of items to be ready for another school year. During A..
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Vote for your school to get $500,000

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.– Kohl’s Department Stores has announced a contest to give half a million dollars to 20 schools each this year, a total of $10 million, in recognit..
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Eden planning new school in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Eden Autism Services Florida, the Naples-based division of New Jersey non-profit Eden Autism Services, is planning a school for children with autism in Fort Myers. It currently ope..
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Foundation for Lee County Public Schools earns 4 star rating

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla  - The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools is proud to report that Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent evaluator of over 5,500 of Ameri..
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Board of Education Chair gets distinguished service award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE – State Board of Education Chairman T. Willard Fair will be recognized by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) with its 2010 Distinguishe..
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High school graduates in Florida increasingly skipping college

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - High school graduates in Floridaare increasingly skipping college.      That's according to a recent report from the state Dep..
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Final say about Florida tuition in courts hands

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's now up to a judge to decidewhether the Florida Legislature or Board of Governors has the finalsay over tuition and other state university governance i..
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FCAT contractor could face $25 million in fines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A contractor faces costs and damagesthat could top $25 million for being more than a month late withstandardized test scores, released Tuesday, that show i..
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Naples students play in the shade thanks to local donation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Naples non-profit Eden Autism Services Florida received a $5,000 donation from Trinity by the Cove Episcopal Church’s Grant Commission earlier this year to purchase umbrellas..
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FCAT scores finally released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Results for the most important test of the year are out today. The district and school scores for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or FCAT, were released by the Flor..
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