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Mental health help for FGCU students

The demand on college campuses for mental health counseling is growing so quickly that schools are struggling to meet the need; nationwide, more than...

Lee County School District hosting Facebook Live with Dr. Ken Savage at noon Wednesday

Dr. Ken Savage, interim superintendent of the School District of Lee County, is holding a Facebook Live Wednesday at noon, during which he will...

DeSantis calls for ditching standardized tests

Saying the state’s system of standardized testing in public schools is “quite frankly, outdated,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday announced that lawmakers will consider...
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Parental liability in school shooting plots

Two boys who planned a shooting at Harns Marsh Middle School are currently at the Southwest Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Fort Myers. There...

Appeals court reinstates school mask mandates ban until final ruling, stays for Lee schools

Pointing to “serious doubts” about the lawsuit, an appeals court Friday put on hold a circuit judge’s ruling that said Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped...
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The school mask debate’s effect on children

The debate over masks in public schools is putting increased pressure on our children. It puts them in a pretty terrible position, in which...

Lee County School Board to Florida Department of Education: Mask mandates will remain

The Lee County School Board has told the Florida Department of Education that the county's school mask mandates will remain in place. This could...
School District of Lee County seal. Photo via WINK News.

Lee County School Board meeting about district growth

The Lee County School Board is meeting Tuesday night to discuss growth in a district already made up of 95,000 students. Some of the highlights...

FGCU professor on misconceptions surrounding masks, children’s health

Lee County parents will want to make sure their kids have their masks on before they head out the door Wednesday morning, because the...
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Lee County schools enact mask mandate with only medical opt-out

Public school students in Lee County will now be required to wear masks at school with no option to opt out, except for a...

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