Ave Maria earns accreditation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

AVE MARIA, Fla. -  The Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) announced that Ave Maria University (AMU) has officially been a..
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Edison State College may launch charter high school in Collier County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Edison State College District Board of Trustees unanimously approves the exploration of a collegiate charter high school in Collier County.    T..
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Collier County schools and Jackson Labs partner up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - The Collier County Public School Board approved a MOU presented by The Jackson Laboratory today outlining future educational programs between the laboratory and publi..
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School honored with parental involvement award

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Island Coast High School was selected as the Florida 2010 Region IV Parent Involvement Award winner, secondary level. The awa..
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Lee County's graduation rate ranks high in national study

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Education Week magazine released a study involving the class of 2007 from the nation’s 50-largest school districts to compare and rank school districts in t..
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Bob Chilmonik announces resignation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County School Board member Bob Chilmonik resigns to run for Lee County Commission. Chilmonik read this statement to the media on Wednesday, "I have a brief st..
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FCAT scores ready in 2 weeks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Results from the state's standardizedpublic school exam won't be ready until June 28, a month after theywere due, the Florida Board of Education was told Tuesd..
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FGCU to do feasibility study on football

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - FGCU President Wilson Bradshaw announced Tuesday that the university will hire an outside consultant to do a study on what it would cost for a football program a..
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FGCU student leaders face impeachment hearing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla- Four members of the student government at Florida Gulf Coast University face an impeachment vote today.  The President and other council members are accused o..
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Scary ride home from school, car wedged under bus

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

A bus full of students gets a scare on the day before school lets out for the summer.Monday afternoon a car ended up wedged under a school bus on Buckingham and River Roads in East..
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Fort Myers High School makes top 100 schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Lee County Public Schools is very proud to announce that Fort Myers High School has been ranked 71st by Newsweek Magazine in it’s annual rankings of the bes..
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Back to school carnival being planned in Charlotte County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla - The Cultural Center of Charlotte County together with Charlotte County Public Schools will offer their second Back to School Carnival from  9 a.m. to N..
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Florida graduation rate up, but still among lowest in U.S.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A national report says Florida's highschool graduation rate jumped by 4.6 percentage points in 2007 butit was still one of the lowest in the country at 62...
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Kids read, baseball's free

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, FL -The Fort Myers Miracle Professional Baseball Club and Wendy's are forming a double-play combo to promote a summer full of reading throughout Southwest Florida."Book..
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Lee County Library System gets $5000 grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Fort Myers, Fla, June 9, 2010– The Lee County Library System is one of seventy public libraries in 21 states selected by the American Library Association (ALA) to receive $50..
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Couple sentenced for student loan scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

ABINGDON, Va. (AP) - A Virginia couple has been sentenced for astudent loan scam that defrauded lending institutions in Colorado,Massachusetts, Florida and New York.  &nb..
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Two Florida teachers honored as best in Math and Science education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Obama today named 103 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Tea..
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Report: FCAT scores delayed due to grading problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test have been delayed more than six weeks because the testing company hired by the state had problems administering and..
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Local schools celebrating success at Odyssey of the Mind

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition was recently held on the campus of Michigan State University, and twol local schools finished in the top ten for their category.Bon..
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Lee County students get a jump start on their futures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow.  That's the motto at Manatee Elementary and on Thursday students were thinking hard about what kind of future leaders they will be. The schoo..
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