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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Lee County School District releases sites and times for summer feeding program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools will be participating in the Summer Food Service Programduring the months of June, July, and August 2010.Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to ..
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Children honored for outstanding giving to dozens of local charities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

An orange orangatan invaded Lake Park Elementary in Naples on Friday and students and staff were happy to have him there. "Giver" a mascot for the non profit organization Charity f..
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Deputies on the lookout for good behavior

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Deputies are on the lookout in Immokalee: for good behavior. With the support of the Collier County Sheriff's Office and Handy Food Stores, youngsters in Immokalee stay cool during..
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FCAT scores released for 3rd grade math and reading.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Third graders statewide slightlyincreased their reading performance while their average math scoresremained the same as last year on the Florida Comprehens..
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Collier recognizes school district employees of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The School District of Collier County’s six Employees of the Year were officially recognized during a regular meeting of the District School Board of Collier County on Thu..
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Lee County School Superintendent evaluates state of local schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The 2009-2010 school year is about to wrap up and today, Friday, May 21, Lee County School Superintendent Dr. James Browder issued his annual evaluation of the s..
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