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Revamping FL’s academic standards: Political posturing or what’s best for kids?

A revamp of Florida’s math and English academic standards – what students are expected to know from kindergarten to 12th grade – was designed...

Is it okay for FL public school teachers to work 3...

What was State Sen. Dennis Baxley trying to say last week, when key senators were discussing raises for Florida public school teachers who earn...

FL public schools skew picture of safety and order; intentionally failing...

Florida public schools are manipulating data and “intentionally not reporting disciplinary incidents,” including violence and crimes, creating a picture of “safety and order” that...

Gov. DeSantis pushes for nearly $1 billion for FL public school...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday proposed a nearly $1 billion teacher pay package, including a newly revamped teacher bonus program of $300 million that...

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...

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