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Kionne McGhee

In Florida’s Republican-majority Legislature, a progressive speaks

With a solid majority of Republicans gathered together Tuesday for an organizational session of the new, post-election Florida Legislature, a progressive grabbed a rare...
Ron DeSantis

A Ron DeSantis win for Florida governor: How will he govern? And what’s in...

It may not be official yet, but it looks like Florida has a new governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, based on the most recent tallies...
Micah W. Kubic ( picture from ACLU of Kansas)

ACLU of Florida announces new executive director

Micah W. Kubic, head of the ACLU in Kansas, will be the new executive director for the ACLU of Florida beginning in January.He’ll replace...

March for Our Lives activists call on young people to vote ‘like their lives...

Shocked and horrified by the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, students formed the group known as March for our...
Lively Tech welder

Governor candidates find common ground: Expanding career tech programs. But will families buy into...

Amid the strife, turmoil, and ideological differences throughout Florida’s gubernatorial campaign, Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum found some common ground.They agree on...

Top union official Randi Weingarten says schools need more money; and health care is...

Several of Florida’s largest school districts - including Miami-Dade, Broward and Hillsborough – have referendums on the ballot next week to raise funds for...

University of Central Florida launches program to help students struggling with drug abuse

The University of Central Florida in Orlando has launched a new campus recovery program dedicated to reaching students who struggle with drug addiction, the...

Pew study: Younger people are better able to identify fact from opinion

Young to middle-aged people often do better at differentiating opinion from fact in the news than people older than 50, a new study conducted by...

Florida scores drop on the SAT; Most teens tested not ready for college classes

Florida scores dropped on the SAT college entrance exam for the Class of 2018, as tens of thousands more high school students took the...

Millions of students can’t get access to crucial classes in high school

Millions of high school kids aren’t exposed to critical classes needed for college and work, with students in high-poverty and high-minority schools worse off...

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