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Voting booths in Leon County

Preparation, people, luck – plus determination in the face of disaster: What it takes...

It’s no small task to run an election in the nation’s third-largest state. It takes tens of thousands of workers and a massive amount...

Millions of students can’t get access to crucial classes in high school

Millions of high school kids aren’t exposed to critical classes needed for college and work, with students in high-poverty and high-minority schools worse off...

New research sheds some light on how Florida has severe punishments for young people...

Florida youth are being locked up - at the seventh highest rate in the nation - for crimes that don’t warrant them being taken...
Florida Phoenix

Florida Attorney General Bondi calls on Gillum to disavow supporter who made offensive video

A controversial new satire video from rapper T.I. depicts a look-alike of First Lady Melania Trump stripping in the Oval Office. Florida Attorney General...

A plea for civility

As I watched one Facebook friend question the intelligence and morals of another in the raging debate over the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh...
Mitch McConnell

Dems say if Scott gets elected to US Senate, Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security...

A day after U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said America’s massive debt problem is driven by obligations to fund Social Security, Medicaid and...

As a Harvard trial plays out, Asian students score higher on the ACT college...

A compelling trial in Boston is revealing how Harvard University has dealt with its “race-conscious” admissions policy -- particularly how Asian students have fared...
Seminole State College adjunct faculty

Central Florida college adjunct professors latest to unionize in Sunshine State

The statewide movement that has adjunct college and university professors forming new unions to fight for better pay and benefits grew a little Tuesday.Adjunct...
high school classroom, school, education

A troubling picture of Florida high school student performance: Will a new governor spark...

Testing giant ACT is releasing new scores from crucial exams used for college admissions, and the results for Florida’s Class of 2018 are both...

Massively wealthy Illinois man gives huge check to DeSantis campaign

Republican candidate for governor Ron DeSantis got a hefty check this month from one of the world’s richest men.Kenneth C. Griffin of Illinois donated...

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