Education

Gov. Ron DeSantis takes the reins

Gov. Ron DeSantis distinguished himself from his predecessor Rick Scott by emphasizing a clean environment in his Tuesday inaugural speech, but the two biggest...
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FL Supreme Court ends longstanding education lawsuit, ruling against advocates fighting for better schools

The Florida Supreme Court on Friday ended a nearly 10-year-long education lawsuit, ruling against attorneys and advocacy groups fighting to improve education in Florida...

Dumbing down Florida education

Florida Republicans have once again demonstrated their contempt for education by making former House Speaker Richard Corcoran Commissioner of Education. It’s not merely that...
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An attorney/politician will lead Florida’s massive education system — and it won’t be easy

Former House Speaker Richard Corcoran – a lawyer and astute politician with no education credentials – will be Florida’s new Education Commissioner, taking on...
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Critics want Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis to kick off 2 members of education advisory committee

Controversy is stirring over picks on Governor-elect Ron DeSantis's education advisory committee, with critics calling on DeSantis to remove two members accused of being...
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They’re sticking with the union: More Fla adjunct professors joining forces

The push for adjunct professors in Florida to collectively organize accelerated this week, with instructors at seven more state colleges filing to unionize.If the...
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Numerous government officials are to blame in the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

A new 157-page draft report on the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School reveals the myriad failures on the part of school officials,...
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Uproar over FL Education Commissioner: Critics push for a national search and a candidate...

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’s controversial pick for Florida Education Commissioner has sparked angry tweets, petitions and protests as critics call for a national search and...

House lawmakers get an eye-opener: Nearly half of FL schools are average to struggling

In a meeting room in the Capitol, a big screen on the wall revealed some data that surprised newly-elected state representative Ardian Zika.The Republican...

League of Women Voters of Florida: Not so fast on new FL Education Commissioner

The League of Women Voters of Florida is reminding the State Board of Education to do its job on selecting a new Education Commissioner.Essentially,...

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