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Lawsuit alleges Marjory Stoneman Douglas commission violated open meeting laws

In what began as criticisms of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission – set up to review school safety following the...

U.S. House votes to torpedo DeVos student loan rule

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student...

Preliminary FL House budget plan falls short of DeSantis’ proposal for raising teacher pay

The Florida House has come up well short of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to boost starting teacher pay to $47,500 a year and to...

There’s plenty to cheer conservatives in Gov. DeSantis’ State of the State speech

Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered a State of the State address Tuesday that mixed progressive rhetoric with conservative priorities including a hard line on taxes,...

Gov. DeSantis touts high starting teacher salaries at $47,500 in FL

In his State of the State Address on Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis touted starting salaries of $47,500 for public school teachers, which would push...

Hundreds pack Old Capitol: “We are those who have given our lives to children...

Drawing in a massive crowd of hundreds of teachers, advocates and speakers from across the nation, the Florida Education Association hosted the “Take on...
Florida Capitol

Florida Dems push for 7.5 percent raises for all school staff, not just teachers

Florida Senate Democrats unveiled a plan on Monday that could boost pay for all teachers and other school personnel by 7.5 percent in the...
University of Florida

Prepaid tuition program issuing refunds to thousands of families, worth $511 million

About 224,000 families in the popular Florida Prepaid College Program will receive refunds or rate reductions, officials announced Monday, with the refunds averaging $4,700...

Educators and advocates march to Capitol in a pre-rally for more pay

Educators, students and other advocates dressed in red t-shirts marched to the Old Capitol in Tallahassee, part of a rally for pay increases for...
High school graduates

Graduation rates rise in Florida, but not for all students

Gov. Ron DeSantis applauded an increase in Florida’s graduation rate for 2018-19, but concerns remain about the number of students who finish high school...

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