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A blow to critics who don’t want FL classroom teachers to be armed

After pleas from educators and other critics who don’t want educators to be armed, key lawmakers have voted to allow classroom teachers to carry...
Anna Eskamani and other Florida Dem. lawmakers at Capitol

Florida Dems introduce new “common sense” gun-control measures, but will they pass?

A year after the Republican-led Legislature reduced access to guns following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, Florida Democrats have unveiled an assortment of bills...
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“Bad Actor List” proposed for fly-by-night FL charter schools

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been in the spotlight over proposed education reforms such as revamping teacher bonuses and eliminating Florida’s Common Core academic standards,...
Elementary school class

Getting rid of Common Core: Huge undertaking to help kids or political move for...

This is one of those grade-school math problems about fractions:Isabel lives 3/4 mile from school.  Janet lives 2/3 mile from school. How much farther,...
Ron DeSantis

DeSantis reforms for teacher bonuses will face obstacles

Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing to revamp a multi-million-dollar bonus program for Florida’s best classroom teachers, but it may not be easy.The proposals will...
Schools

Lawmakers are trying to limit how long local school board members can serve

How long should an elected official serve on a school board in Florida?That’s been an ongoing debate that won’t end soon.Last fall, the Florida...

Gov. DeSantis moves to get rid of waitlist for scholarships for kids with disabilities,...

With nearly 2,000 families on a waiting list to get scholarships for children with disabilities, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday announced that he’ll put...

Should Florida level the playing field for university performance funding?

Florida has handed out nearly $1 billion in special “performance funding” to its public universities since the fall of 2014.But Florida A&M University, one...
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A new nonprofit will advance a “school choice” education agenda for FL – but...

A new nonprofit called the “School Choice Movement” will push a broad education agenda to expand scholarship programs for kids to attend private schools...
University of Florida

Good news for families: More money for Bright Futures scholarships to pay for college

State lawmakers have bumped state funding for the merit-based Bright Futures scholarships to $545 million this academic year, up from $520 million approved last...

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