State Senate Pushes To Expand Bright FuturesAn additional 44,000 Bright Futures students would have their scholarships expanded under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee.
Florida Virtual School To Accept 20,000 Displaced Puerto Rican StudentsTwenty thousand Puerto Rican students, impacted and displaced by Hurricane Maria, will be accepted by Florida Virtual School to continue their education.
Universities Seek Funding Boost In 2018 SessionThe Florida Board of Governors on Thursday approved a $5.1 billion budget request for the state university system.
Mentors Help Teens "Build" On The FutureA group of current and former J.P. Taravella High School students are ahead of the game on many fronts.
Nelson Pitches Plan To Ease Student DebtMeeting with college students and recent graduates dealing with the burden of student debt, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Friday outlined legislation that would cap rates on federal undergraduate loans at 4 percent and allow the refinancing of older loans at lower rates.
Homework Banned In One Florida CountyTwenty-thousand Florida elementary school students are probably celebrating after learning they won’t have any homework for the upcoming school year.
19 Attorneys General Sue DeVos For Delaying For-Profit College RulesDemocratic attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia sued U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday over her decision to suspend rules that were meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.
Scott Signs Education Bills, Vetoes Lottery Ticket WarningsA bill that would make it easier for parents and activists to challenge school textbooks and school library books has been signed into law.
Good Reviews Mean More Money For UniversitiesFlorida universities will learn this week how well they did on their annual performance reviews.
Florida Gov. Scott To Sign Bill That Shifts Students To Charter SchoolsEducation issues are a consistent topic inside Florida’s capitol building.
Gov. Scott Vetoes Push To Bolster College AidA bill that would have made wide-ranging changes in Florida's higher-education system has been vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Both Sides Pressure Gov. Scott On School BillBoth Sides Pressure Gov. Scott On School Bill