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New study: Kids really should have recess before they eat lunch

When is recess at your child's school in Florida?It’s in an important question because a new study shows that students should have recess before...

State workers’ union seeks 5 % pay increase; some workers rely...

A major state workers’ union says it will be seeking a 5 percent annual pay increase for its employees when it begins negotiations with...

Gov. DeSantis focuses on boosting starting teacher pay; dismisses across-the-board raises...

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he hopes the 2020 legislative session, which begins in January, will open a “year of the teacher” in Florida, centered...

What the stats reveal about teacher pay: Florida is cheap

In New York, California and Massachusetts, public school teachers earn more than $80,000 a year, on average.Connecticut and Washington, D.C. teachers make in the...

Public school demographics are changing: Minority students now dominate many school...

Five years ago, educators, demographers and reporters took note of an education milestone: White students no longer would be the majority in the nation’s...

State cracking down on whether schools are really teaching courses required...

Following a scandal related to teaching the Holocaust and questions about whether African American history has been ignored, the Florida Department of Education is...

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...

Florida’s most troubled elementary schools

This isn’t good school news, but it’s what families and the public should know about.The Florida Department of Education posts a list each year...

Holocaust instruction at schools would be expanded under lawmaker proposals

In sweeping proposals adding depth and breadth to what’s taught about the Holocaust, two South Florida lawmakers filed legislation today that would require the...

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...

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