Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his assets from the public and himself.
Appeals Court Orders Release Of Teacher DataTeachers' results under a Florida Department of Education formula meant to measure student learning must be released to the public, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.
USF To Begin Digging For Bodies At DozierThe University of South Florida researchers who received a permit to exhume the long-buried bodies of boys at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a former "high risk" reform school in Marianna, will begin excavation Saturday.
New Merit Pay System Faces Challenge From Teachers UnionWhile some applaud the new merit pay system for the state's teachers, the occupation's union is fighting it head on.