Students at Coral Reef High School in Southwest Miami-Dade received a presidential visit Friday.
If an expansion of a Florida program that helps low-income children attend private schools, many of them religious, gets a thumbs up, it could mean some restrictions on eligibility could be removed.
The SAT college entrance exam is getting revised.
On the opening day of the 60 day session, state House Speaker Will Weatherford called on his fellow legislators to pass measures that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally.
In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.
Education will be at the forefront of the new legislative session this month.
United Way of Broward County and Publix are set to make a major delivery to elementary schools Saturday.
The issue of in-state tuition for all students in Florida, even those in the country illegally will be up for debate Saturday.
Parents in Florida will be able to get a closer look at how more than 100,000 teachers across the state are doing after the release of performance scores on Monday.