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DeSantis invokes broad emergency powers against coronavirus; military field hospitals one...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an emergency declaration Monday allowing state and local agencies to waive laws, ordinances, and regulations if necessary to contain the...

Beyond the spin is a grim reality: Nearly half of FL...

Florida officials raved last week when statewide results were released for the tough advanced placement exams that can help high school kids earn credits...

State Board of Ed: Yet another set of academic standards for...

The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved new academic standards for what kids should know, with educators hoping to create stability after years...

Lawmaker: LGBTQ, disabled students, need more protection

State lawmakers are concerned about discriminatory practices against students who have a disability or identify as LGBTQ, and are pushing legislation focused on Florida...

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...

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