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Florida public school officials are still allowed to paddle little kids and teens

State Sen. Annette Taddeo stood before colleagues this spring looking for support to ban corporal punishment at school – a form of discipline, usually...

Getting that FL Bright Futures scholarship just got a little harder

The future may be a little less bright for minority students seeking to qualify for Bright Futures merit scholarships to pay for their tuition...
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Virtual Alexa is moving into the college admissions world

For kids navigating the college admissions process, don’t worry about parents, test prep coordinators and guidance counselors: a robot has your back.The virtual computerized...
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Gov. DeSantis okay with substituting computer science over traditional math and science classes required...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday touted key computer science initiatives and said he’d soon sign legislation related to computer science education – though the...
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School voucher lawsuit looms, testing the constitutionality of church and state

A lawsuit over Florida’s controversial new school voucher program is now inevitable, with legal staff and advocacy groups already identifying people who could be...
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FL state budget now in DeSantis’ hands; he promises some vetoes

The Legislature sent Gov. Ron DeSantis its $91.1 billion state budget Friday for the fiscal year beginning July 1. He has until June 29...
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Lawmakers spend on pet projects instead of lead problems in schools; Sen. Cruz resorts...

This spring in the state capital, State Sen. Janet Cruz of Tampa pushed legislation to install filters in drinking fountains at older schools –...
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A big challenge for FL public schools: Thousands of kids are chronically absent

Most families and taxpayers assume that Florida’s kids go to class for the typical 180 days of the school year, with a few days...
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Yet another national report ranks FL among worst in U.S. for K-12 education spending

Florida remained in the back of the classroom with a “F” in a new report highlighting school finances across the nation.Florida’s flunking grade resulted...
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What’s next in the education world? “Adjunct teachers” on the rise in Florida’s K-12...

If you’re a current or former college student, you’ve probably been taught at one time or another by an “adjunct” teacher rather than a...

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