Senators Seek Solution On School ConstructionHalf of a two-part effort to bridge differences between charter schools and traditional public schools over construction funding was approved Tuesday by a Senate committee.
New Bill Could Mandate Florida Schools To Hold RecessExercise is extremely important for growing children, especially in an age when childhood obesity is at an all-time high.
Dade, Broward Schools Open Wednesday Amid Hurricane Matthew PrepsWith Hurricane Matthew looming near Florida, schools in Broward and Miami-Dade counties are making preparations but not cancelling school Wednesday.
Student Stabbed At Royal Palm Beach High SchoolAuthorities are investigating a stabbing at a Palm Beach high school Wednesday.
Trial To Determine If Florida Shortchanging Public SchoolsA trial underway in Tallahassee will determine if Florida is shortchanging its public schools.
Florida Releases A-To-F Grades For More Than 3,200 SchoolsFlorida released school grades based on a new high-stakes test given about a year ago.
Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Limit Standardized TestsGov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state's education-reform movement.
AAP: School-Based Drug Testing Lacks "Solid Evidence For Their Effectiveness"The American Academy of Pediatrics said Monday that, although school drug testing has hypothetical benefits, it opposes the widespread implementation of schools drug testing students.
Florida Gov. Scott Suspends 11th Grade FSA TestAny parent of a school-aged child knows the amount of testing in schools is intense in the state of Florida, but Tuesday morning, Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order to suspend a standardized test for the state’s 11th graders.
Father Speaks About Son Who Took Gun To NW Dade SchoolThe father of a student who took a gun to his NW Miami-Dade school admits his son has some serious mental health issues and needs help.
Police: Student Takes Gun To NW Miami-Dade SchoolA school in Opa-locka was on lockdown Wednesday afternoon after police recovered a gun on a student.
Governor Scott Wants Review Of School Tests And Standards A series of education proposals are expected to be rolled out by Governor Rick Scott Monday. The proposals will touch on everything from high-stakes testing to the cost of college.