After years of confusion, a measure that would overhaul Florida’s school grading system and get schools ready for new tests is headed to the House floor after receiving overwhelming approval at its final committee stop.
It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.
Broward County schools have updated their guidelines when it comes to students with head lice.
Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.
With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.
A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.
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.