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Could a tragedy have been thwarted? Nikolas Cruz’s safety net had holes

Accused shooter Nikolas Cruz went without school counseling and special education services in the 14 months leading up to the Feb. 14 killings at...

Florida’s state retirement system isn’t exactly lucrative for women retirees

So much has been written and said about unequal pay between men and women that one financial piece of the pie can get overlooked:...

Will controversial education amendment get kicked off the ballot? An answer is coming soon.

A Leon County circuit court judge is expected to rule Aug. 17 on whether a controversial education amendment should get kicked off the Nov....
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Florida adjunct professors to kick off five-city tour to promote tuition-free college, student-loan forgiveness...

Fresh off their efforts to organize as a union call for union certification at two more colleges this month, a group of adjunct professors,...

To parents: Is your child’s “A” school really excellent? And why are D and...

When the Florida Department of Education last month released A through F grades for public schools, 93 percent got As, Bs and Cs, with...
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Conservative student group that hosted AG Jeff Sessions, chanting ‘Lock her up,’ has 23...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a crowd at a high school leadership summit Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., when the audience began chanting...
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Rush job on school safety law causes mental-health conundrum for families, no help from...

In the rushed, traumatic days following the February shootings at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, lawmakers scrambled to approve broad gun reforms and...
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Even more charter schools in Florida? Fall ballot could be “game changer”

Some two decades ago, Florida introduced a new type of public school – the “charter” - designed to be free from bureaucracy and run...
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Public schools are now a “brand.” When did that happen?

Parents and grandparents may remember when kids came home with backpacks stuffed with books, homework, notes from the teacher, field trip instructions and other...
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Stigmatizing kids? New law forces families to disclose student’s mental health treatment

Registering a student for public school involves submitting everything from proof of immunizations, health exams and birth certificates to details about gender, race, emergency...

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