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Lawmakers are trying to limit how long local school board members can serve

How long should an elected official serve on a school board in Florida?That’s been an ongoing debate that won’t end soon.Last fall, the Florida...

Gov. DeSantis moves to get rid of waitlist for scholarships for kids with disabilities,...

With nearly 2,000 families on a waiting list to get scholarships for children with disabilities, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday announced that he’ll put...

Should Florida level the playing field for university performance funding?

Florida has handed out nearly $1 billion in special “performance funding” to its public universities since the fall of 2014.But Florida A&M University, one...
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A new nonprofit will advance a “school choice” education agenda for FL – but...

A new nonprofit called the “School Choice Movement” will push a broad education agenda to expand scholarship programs for kids to attend private schools...
University of Florida

Good news for families: More money for Bright Futures scholarships to pay for college

State lawmakers have bumped state funding for the merit-based Bright Futures scholarships to $545 million this academic year, up from $520 million approved last...
Graduation

Are impressive graduation rates in FL for real? State calculations eliminate thousands of kids,...

North Florida’s Suwannee County School District posted an almost perfect record for kids earning diplomas last school year -- a 96.2-percent graduation rate showing...
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The elected vs. appointed debate: Is it time to go back to electing FL’s...

Years ago, state officials from Betty Castor and Frank Brogan to Tom Gallagher and Charlie Crist had something in common: They went on the...
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“Broken culture,” improper spending, embarrassment, at University of Central FL

The University of Central Florida is under fire after an investigative report revealed tens of millions in improper spending for construction projects, the News...
High School

Upheaval continues over dismissals at Broward County sheriff’s office

Just days after Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County's Sheriff in connection with the deaths at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, another longtime law...

New survey: Fl middle and HS schools “not safe” for most LGBTQ students

Most Florida middle and high school students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) have experienced everything from homophobic remarks to harassment,...

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