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Educators are grappling: Some FL teachers want the COVID vaccine ASAP, but others are...

In almost 40 years of teaching, Deborah St. John, a high school English teacher in Central Florida, has to face a pandemic and a...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos heads for the exits, leaving a legacy of turmoil

WASHINGTON—In four years in office, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos failed to broaden her appeal beyond the moment she won a wild Senate confirmation...

Uncertainty about COVID trends complicates enrollment forecast for the 2020-21 school year

State officials are struggling to calculate what COVID-19 will mean for Florida's schools during the academic year that begins next fall. In fact, a...

U.S. attorney alleges conspiracy to sell answers to FL’s teacher, principal certification tests

Federal prosecutors in Tallahassee released an indictment Friday alleging a massive conspiracy by a Fort Myers couple to fraudulently acquire and sell questions and...

Will a former national teacher union president be the next U.S. Education Secretary?

As President-elect Joe Biden continues to roll-out nominees for his top Cabinet posts, the U.S. Secretary of Education position is still unknown. But one...
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Nearly 4,000 new cases of COVID-19 related to FL schools during the week following...

The Florida Department of Health has listed nearly 4,000 new COVID-19 cases related to Florida schools during the week following Thanksgiving break.The data includes...

Chair of Black male council regarding DeSantis: ‘I don’t think he likes us. I...

About a month after George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police, as the nation grappled with the aftermath, Gov. Ron DeSantis used...

As more Biden administration picks roll in, the future U.S. Secretary of Education remains...

Current U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been criticized over numerous issues during the Trump administration, and many public school educators and teacher...

FSU president John Thrasher says ‘we have a long way to go’ on racial...

In his last year as president of Florida State University,  John Thrasher reminisced about his school's achievements, including the establishment of a task force...

Gov. DeSantis and education chief order schools to stay open through end of school...

Arguing that schools are the safest place for children during the pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Monday ordered the...

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