Sen. Dorothy Hukill plans to keep trying to get legislation passed which would require all Florida students to take a course in financial literacy.
Even as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.
Florida school children are not keeping up with their national and international peers in math and science.
Despite new higher academic standards, Florida’s high school students rose to the challenge in 2012, with 231 high schools getting an A grade, up from 148 in 2011. The Florida Department of Education released the preliminary results on Friday.
Word up. Florida’s fourth graders one-upped the national average score by four points in the first national vocabulary test. INSIDE: How did Florida’s eighth graders perform?