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New school year: A handful of FL school districts open their doors to brick-and-mortar...

At a time when many families and educators are worried about sending children to school in a pandemic, a handful of Florida districts opened...

A controversial civics test won’t be used by certain colleges — at least for...

Parents, professors, and nonprofits have been fighting against a new rule that would allow college students to earn a civics competency credit — required for...
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Survey: Blacks, Hispanics prefer keeping schools closed and getting instruction online

With some Florida school districts opening as early as next week, a new survey shows that Blacks and Hispanics, far more than whites, prefer...

How school athletics got mixed into a legal battle, COVID-19 and the reopening of...

With the new school year looming, Gov. Ron DeSantis continues his push to get students into brick-and-mortar classrooms, highlighting athletic opportunities that could draw...
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Gov. DeSantis and other officials try quickly to get rid of a court case...

While educators and families prepare for the new school year during the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis and other state officials hope to quickly...

Middle-school math teacher Krista Stanley is the 2021 Teacher of the Year

Krista Stanley, a sixth grade math teacher from Okeechobee County, is the 2021 Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year.A homegrown educator --...

When college turns into a different existence: ‘It just doesn’t make sense to me’

Florida’s public colleges and universities have prepared fall reopening plans that include health and safety guidelines, but some students still feel uneasy, let down...

As pandemic continues, FL’s Education Commissioner will send his kids to brick-and-mortar schools

Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran revealed Wednesday that his six children will be going back to school in the upcoming academic year, opting for...
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Amid a public health crisis called COVID-19, our schoolchildren will be left behind

In the days of “No Child Left Behind,” part of the George W. Bush-era effort to improve America’s public schools, particularly for low-income and...

FL educator: “I don’t want to die going back to the classroom”

In a typical school year, Orlando high school teacher Keegan Schlake says he sees about "150 students cycle through my classroom door every day...

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