Hundreds of elementary and middle school students showed up to show off their spelling talents at the annual Miami Herald Spelling Bee on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Miami-Dade Public Schools’ Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho gained the title of National Superintendent of the Year on Thursday.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush toured a charter high school in Hialeah on Wednesday in honor of National School Choice Week.
Amid criticism, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Saturday a state set of revisions to nationwide education standards will be unveiled next week.
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.
Legislative leaders in the Sunshine State, calling to pull away from a multi-state partnership preparing new tests for student learning, have set off a round of battles over the future of Florida’s student testing standards.
The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.
After falling out of their “Top 10” last year, Education Week reports Florida’s public schools have regained their place at the top.