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FL and other states could lose teaching positions as recession looms and pandemic continues

While states across the nation are attempting to reopen and boost the economy, researchers are trying to predict the potential impacts of a looming...

It’s time to stop fooling the public: FL kids aren’t learning and they need...

There’s a lot of spin in the world of government and politics, and that includes public education.Spin means politicians try to make schools and...
Schools

Florida Education Association pushes for more diversity in efforts to reopen schools in 2020-21

When Gov. Ron DeSantis created a task force to “reopen” Florida, an education working group was chosen to participate, with top-level education leaders participating.What...
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How can online learning work if students aren’t online? And what happens if kids...

About a month into online learning for K-12 students, not all kids are even going online; school attendance policies are lax to nonexistent and...

On key nationwide exams, most 8th graders aren’t proficient in U.S. history, civics and...

The vast majority of 8th graders struggled on nationwide tests in U.S. history and civics and most teens couldn't pinpoint major cities on a...

Task force members looking at “reopening” FL are touching on topics from Pre-K to...

Gov. Ron DeSantis launched a task force to look at "reopening" Florida, and politicians and business leaders have been discussing ideas and concerns this...

FL public universities open campuses for community testing of COVID-19

During the coronavirus crisis, Florida is expanding its efforts to test more individuals in communities statewide, by offering testing sites at some public universities.Florida...

A conundrum: FL students must learn online at home, but not all districts and...

In late March, Pasco County Schools' parents got news online that may have been a surprise to moms and dads as districts were launching...

Some FL college grads will have virtual commencements; others may have in-person celebrations in...

In addition to virtual spring commencement ceremonies, some Florida universities want to bring its spring graduates back to campus at a future date —...
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Gov. DeSantis: K-12 brick-and-mortar schools closed for the rest of the 2019-20 academic year

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Saturday that brick-and-mortar public schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, with K-12 students...

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