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Stop the lying: Verify academic credentials for all candidates

Many political junkies and non-junkies know by now that Florida state House candidate Melissa Howard went to great lengths – including displaying a fake...

State audit: Ineligible kids get private-school scholarships anyway

Some Florida students who weren’t eligible for private-school scholarships got the money anyway, due to “human errors” and outdated information used to calculate awards,...

Group plans voter registration drive at 43 college campuses

Progressive group NextGen Florida plans to register thousands of students during the next few weeks on 43 college campuses across the state – including...

LeBron or Betsy DeVos: Who would make the better U.S. Education Secretary?

By now, more than 30,000 people have signed an online petition to dump U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and put basketball king LeBron James...

Former U.S. Education Secretary: Harsh words about education but hope from Parkland kids

Arne Duncan used to head Chicago’s Public School System and then went on to Washington D.C. to become the U.S. Secretary of Education during...
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Momentum growing for free college tuition in Florida — but will it happen?

Last year, Florida state Rep. Shevrin Jones pushed for a free college tuition program statewide – an ambitious plan to cover tuition for low-income...
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Florida locals taxing themselves to cover shortfalls from state cuts in education and transportation...

For years, Republican lawmakers in Tallahassee have boasted about Florida's charms as a low-tax state, and according to a recent report, Sunshine State residents do...

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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