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Gov. DeSantis showcases his civics knowledge, pushes for a citizenship-type civics...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday directed Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran to require all high school seniors in Florida to take a civics exam similar...

Oops. FL Education Commissioner Corcoran jokes that “nobody wants to teach...

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran spoke recently at a news conference about pushing starting salaries for public school teachers to $47,500.If...

How a tough move by the governor turned into a drain...

Just three days after his inauguration in January, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order suspending a Panhandle school superintendent over alleged “neglect of...

FL Education Commissioner’s wife connected to private Christian college chosen for...

Hillsdale College, one of the nonprofits state lawmakers chose to advise Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on civics education, was somewhat of a mystery...

The Legislature inserted groups tied to right-wing donors into Florida’s new...

A little-noticed bill on civics education made its way to passage in the Legislature this spring, as lawmakers were scurrying to finish key legislation...

Lawmaker moves to take away superintendent salaries if schools don’t teach...

Democratic state Rep. Geraldine Thompson plans to file legislation that would withhold the salaries of school superintendents whose schools are not complying with the...

Shouldn’t someone be checking – in detail — on whether all...

With concerns rising about whether schools are actually teaching the history of the Holocaust, one Jewish lawmaker says all school districts should review the...

Florida’s 2020 Teacher of the Year is a band director and...

Dakeyan Graham, known by his students as "Dr. Dre," is Florida's 2020 Teacher of the Year.He's the director of bands and director of instrumental...

Teacher bonuses vs. salary increases: The debate continues over teacher pay

At Florida’s State Board of Education meeting this week, board member Michael Olenick talked about the realities of teacher pay in Florida.You can’t use...

Florida Virtual School pays real money to lobbyists

Last year, the Florida Virtual School – the state’s online education institution - agreed to hire two of Tallahassee’s top lobbying firms for $180,000...

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