Education

FSU faculty look to retroactively fire prof in alleged sexual misconduct case, citing ‘overwhelming...

The entire faculty of the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University has denounced the handling of sexual misconduct allegations...
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Florida is starting to understand where tens of thousands of ‘missing’ kids have gone

A huge drop in enrollment this academic year had school districts and lawmakers concerned about tens of thousands "missing" kids and where they all...

FL will have access to $4.7-billion in federal dollars for schools to help recover...

Last week, the Biden administration announced that billions would be going to the 50 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico to help reopen schools....

Despite a state goal, most FL school districts haven’t reached the mark of $47,500...

At the far end of the Florida Panhandle, the Escambia County School District recently finished negotiations with their teacher union over salaries. Gov. Ron...
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CDC says it’s OK for students to sit 3 feet apart in classrooms

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have revised their guidance to schools on how far apart students should be spaced in a classroom, now saying...

FSU on the lookout for new president; Ed Commissioner, other big FL names are...

As Florida State University works to find a successor for President John Thrasher, some names are already floating about as potential candidates. Some have strong...

Gov. DeSantis has found a new culture-war enemy: ‘critical race theory’

Gov. Ron DeSantis played another culture-war card Wednesday, vowing to expel from Florida's public schools any study of "critical race theory," which examines the...

Despite COVID-19, FL Education Commissioner hopes schools can be ‘back to normal’ in the...

Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said Wednesday that he hopes for a return to normalcy for schools in the fall. Does that mean all kids...
Schools

Billions for private schools in U.S. COVID relief bill divides teacher unions; FL union...

Last Thursday, the Biden administration signed the American Rescue Act into law, providing $1.9 trillion to state and local governments to help recover from...

Senate panel OKs bill limiting academic choices for college students on Bright Futures scholarships

Legislation limiting state scholarship support for college and university students who pursue disfavored majors — likely including the liberal arts — passed the Senate...

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