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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,...

Should the state require teens to take a standalone class in “financial literacy?”

Lawmakers are gearing up again to change high school graduation requirements and ensure kids who graduate know about financial literacy and money management.That means...
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Gov-elect DeSantis recommends former House Speaker Richard Corcoran for Florida’s new Education Commissioner

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis on Thursday recommended former House Speaker Richard Corcoran to serve as Education Commissioner and oversee Florida’s mammoth education system -- one...

Orlando state senator moves to remove restrictions against prosecuting rape cases

Democratic state senator Linda Stewart from Orlando filed legislation Wednesday in hopes of trying to remove barriers on prosecuting rape cases.“Many young sexual battery...

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