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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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Conservative education group gives top grades to GOP lawmakers, but low grades to many...

The Foundation for Florida’s Future – a conservative education group founded by former Gov. Jeb Bush – released A through F grades for lawmakers...
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Will new academic standards for FL public schools be harder or easier for educators...

As the state gets into the nitty gritty of revamping academic standards for Florida’s pubic schools, one thing pops out so far: The proposed...

Gov. Ron DeSantis back in FL; signs antisemitism bill

He did it for the cameras while in Israel, and now Gov. Ron DeSantis has done it officially – signed legislation cracking down on...
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FL school finances look particularly bad in recent study

Florida’s school finances took a big hit in a recent analysis by the Washington D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.The nonpartisan research and...
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In the big-business world of education, top lobbying firms are key players

With Florida’s legislative session in high gear, a band of lobbyists pushed to secure millions in state dollars for Florida Atlantic University projects –...
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The state says it fixed the backlog in issuing teacher licenses, but how did...

For would-be teachers and other educators in schools across Florida, it's a big deal to get a teaching license, or what's called an educator's...

Big donor and casino mogul Adelson appears with Gov. DeSantis during West Bank ceremony

Billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson, a campaign backer keen to expand his casino empire into Florida, showed up during Gov. Ron DeSantis’ business-development trip...

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