Education

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted civil rights leaders...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

Some schools may not be teaching African American history or other courses required by...

State lawmaker Geraldine Thompson, a member of Florida’s legislative black caucus, recalls talking to some educators about what their school teaches about the history...
Schools

The 2019-20 school year is set to begin: Some teachers already at school; Most...

All signs point to a new school year:Teachers in some districts are already at school; students in most districts will start classes Aug. 12,...

Young girls and women are making inroads in science but not enough — and...

Earlier this summer, the head of the National Institutes of Health made headlines by saying it’s time to end the tradition in science of...
From Children's Movement of Florida's website

FL’s Pre-K program has high participation but may not always prepare kids for kindergarten

Of the 50 states, Florida’s prekindergarten program has the highest percent of 4-year-olds enrolled in the early learning programs. Only Washington D.C. has a...
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Wouldn’t you love to wipe out your student loan debt?

For college students taking on enormous debt, relief could be on the way for millions of borrowers who have taken out student loans.Legislation filed...

From a D to an A in one year, and other anomalies in Florida’s...

Kaththea Johnson started a new principal’s job last school year facing a daunting task: Boost achievement at Palm View Elementary School and get rid...

Lawmaker moves to take away superintendent salaries if schools don’t teach about Holocaust, African...

Democratic state Rep. Geraldine Thompson plans to file legislation that would withhold the salaries of school superintendents whose schools are not complying with the...
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A Florida pension that’s still working

Pensions are vanishing from the American workplace.But Florida has a pension fund that is thriving and plays an important role in the lives of...
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Statewide grand jury interim report: Are schools noncompliant – or reluctant to arm classroom...

A statewide grand jury on school safety produced its first interim report last week, blaming numerous Florida school districts for not complying with safety...

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