Orlando Shares Win Of Prized Educational AwardFor the first time in its 12-year history, the Broad Prize for Urban Education has been split between two districts.
Supt. Carvalho Recognized At White House CeremonyAnother big honor for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. On Thursday, he was recognized for his work by President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a White House ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year announcement.
Crowd Wowed At All-Star Celeb GameUsain Bolt joined the East team in the All-Star celebrity game to have a little fun.
Students Rally Against College Tuition IncreasesScores of students from Florida’s 11 public universities rallied in front of the old Capitol building in Tallahassee urging lawmakers to stop annual tuition increases.
U.S. Education Secretary To Hold Town Hall In Pembroke PinesU.S. Education Commissioner Arne Duncan will meet with South Florida high school students, parents and local officials on Thursday to talk about the Obama administrations efforts to make college more affordable.
Report: Florida Has "Significant Issues" Implementing Race To The Top Florida is one of three states named in a new report as having “significant issues” meeting plans for Race to the Top school grant money.
NCAA Urged To Change Tourney QualificationsU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has thrown his weight behind a Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics call to change the eligibility requirements and revenue distribution system for NCAA basketball postseason play.