Senator Seeks $50K Minimum Salaries For TeachersA Central Florida senator filed a bill Wednesday that would require a statewide minimum salary of $50,000 for teachers.
Florida's New Public-School Test Found ValidA new study found Florida's high stakes school testing millions of school children is valid.
Board Of Ed Asks For Record Per Student Funding IncreaseThe State Board of Education has decided to once again ask lawmakers for record per-student funding for public schools --- with the lion's share of the increase coming from local taxpayers.
No Public Explanation On Florida Testing CyberattackFlorida's top law enforcement agency is still investigating a cyberattack on the state's testing system with no public explanation as of yet.
Failing School To Shine Bright On First Day Of Class In Fort LauderdaleThe doors don’t open to students until next week, but there is already a lot of action behind the scenes at Walker Elementary School, one of 14 failing elementary schools in Broward which is undergoing a dramatic change as part of a state-mandated effort to fix low-performing campuses.
Chairman Of FAMU Trustees Seeks Tighter Control Of PresidentFlorida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is facing criticism from some of the university's trustees as they evaluated her performance.
Carvalho Headed To White House For National School Discipline DiscussionSuperintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho is headed to the White House for a national policy discussion on school discipline.
100+ New Laws Go Into Effect July 1stBeginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.
Obama Administration Approves First Waiver For Tribal SchoolFor the first time, the Obama administration is granting an Indian tribal school flexibility from some of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law.
'Diplomas Now' Steers Booker T. Senior In The Right DirectionSometimes students are headed in the wrong direction, and with proper guidance or steering, it's possible for them to turn a corner and make the grade.
Test Grade Eliminations Result Of State Going "Too Far, Too Fast"Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho spoke out Tuesday after Monday’s big news when it comes to testing in South Florida.
Judge Tosses Challenge To School Voucher ProgramA legal challenge to the state's private-school voucher program has been dismissed.