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A big challenge for FL public schools: Thousands of kids are...

Most families and taxpayers assume that Florida’s kids go to class for the typical 180 days of the school year, with a few days...

What’s next in the education world? “Adjunct teachers” on the rise...

If you’re a current or former college student, you’ve probably been taught at one time or another by an “adjunct” teacher rather than a...

Will new academic standards for FL public schools be harder or...

As the state gets into the nitty gritty of revamping academic standards for Florida’s pubic schools, one thing pops out so far: The proposed...

FL school finances look particularly bad in recent study

Florida’s school finances took a big hit in a recent analysis by the Washington D.C.-based Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.The nonpartisan research and...

The state says it fixed the backlog in issuing teacher licenses,...

For would-be teachers and other educators in schools across Florida, it's a big deal to get a teaching license, or what's called an educator's...

Beyond the state’s spin: Simple survey reveals frustrated educators, families,...

The state’s massive effort to get public input about replacing or revamping Florida’s academic standards has opened the floodgates in schools and homes with...

Not many people noticed, but lawmakers just changed Florida’s graduation requirements...

Students, parents, and even math educators probably don’t know about a little-noticed paragraph in a bill the Legislature approved this month: It changes graduation...

What is the Legislature doing about the dangers of lead in...

Five years ago, the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan launched a wake-up call for communities around the country, particularly at schools where children...

What should schoolchildren know about human trafficking?

Florida has been in the spotlight over human trafficking, in part because of the recent trafficking and prostitution scandal that led to charges against...

When it comes to school safety, the question is: Where are...

In the old days, a guidance counselor would work mostly in high schools, helping students set up their class schedules and decide what they’ll...

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