Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Get Mid-August Start DateMiami-Dade and Broward public school students will get a late start on the new school year compared to the rest of the state.
Homework Banned In One Florida CountyTwenty-thousand Florida elementary school students are probably celebrating after learning they won’t have any homework for the upcoming school year.
Judge Tosses Charges Against Girl Who Made Social Media Threats Against Dade SchoolsA judge has dismissed all charges against a girl accused of threatening three Miami-Dade high schools on social media.
Florida Lawmakers May Say Yes To More Recess, Fewer TestsA sweeping education bill that would mandate recess in elementary schools and reduce the number of standardized tests required in public schools has been approved by the Senate.
Student Arrested For Social Media Threats Against Dade SchoolsThreats against three Miami-Dade schools have been deemed a hoax.
Feds Relax Nutrition Standards For School LunchesThe federal government is loosing nutrition standards for school lunches.
School Under Fire For Creating 'Smash Space' For TeachersFor a lot of people, it may feel good to hit something with a bat, but parents at one Maryland school said that practice has no place near their children.
Miami-Dade Parks Fit2Lead Changing The Lives Of At-Risk TeensThe Fit2Lead program teaches life skills, provides positive experiences in a safe environment and a chance at having a real future.
State Senate Says Let The Kids PlayThe state's Senate has approved a bill that would require school districts to give elementary-school students 20 minutes of recess a day.
School Recess Bill Ready For Full Senate VoteFlorida elementary schools would have to provide at least 20 minutes of unstructured recess time each school day under a bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Court: 3rd Graders Who Do Poorly On Reading Tests Can Be Held BackThird graders who do poorly on a state reading test, or ones whose parents "opt out" of them taking the test, can be held back by school districts.
House Plan Would Bolster School Choice ProgramsA wide-ranging House bill would increase the amount of money given to students under the state's de facto school-voucher program.