Education

Anniversary of last ‘normal’ school day; FL educators, parents reflect on a ‘rough and...

On March 13, 2020, students, teachers and staff left for what they expected to be an extended spring break as the then-novel coronavirus made...

Most states allow teachers of all ages to get vaccinated, but not Florida

As more COVID vaccines become available throughout the nation, most states allow educators of all ages to get the shots. But Florida is not...

Congress clears $1.9T emergency relief package for Biden’s signature

WASHINGTON — A sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk after the U.S. House passed the latest pandemic relief...

More than 40 percent of FL kindergarteners are not ready for kindergarten; ‘that’s a...

For many Florida families with young children, a child's education starts much sooner than kindergarten. A new class of kindergarteners is expected to start...

Despite heavy opposition, senators move to expand gun rights relating to schools and churches

Gun violence, gun-free school zones, gun rights, churchgoers’ rights and property rights fueled a hot debate Tuesday evening in a Florida Senate committee deciding...

Coalition of FL groups oppose expanding gun rights near schools

The Florida PTA, the League of Women Voters of Florida and other groups  announced its opposition Tuesday to a piece of legislation to expand...

More than 80,000 COVID cases related to FL schools since fall; weekly cases increasing...

While Florida educators and school staff scramble to receive their COVID vaccines, Florida's K-12 public and private school systems are seeing an uptick in...

Survey: Floridians concerned about schoolkids falling behind; some families oppose state testing this year

A February survey of parents and non-parent voters show wide concern about students struggling academically during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than half the...

Sen. Baxley’s Big Idea: Let’s take scholarship money away from college kids who want...

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Republicans in possession of both legislative chambers, must mess with higher education in Florida. Controlling unruly universities was...
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Regardless of age, FL teachers and staff can get vaccines under a Biden administration...

Florida's K-12 teachers and staff of any age, as well as childcare workers, will be able to get COVID vaccines under a plan by...

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