As the Florida Legislature’s 2013 regular session was winding down Friday, both house finally passed the state’s $74.5 billion budget. The massive budget was sent to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his signature.
It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.
Some school officials in South Florida are taking no chances over the next 48 hours as rumors of possible shootings and other violence have taken hold with Friday being the one week anniversary of the deadly Connecticut school shootings.
It wasn’t just political offices Miami-Dade County voters had to evaluate during Tuesday’s election. They made their voices heard on a variety of proposed amendments to the Miami-Dade County Charter.
On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.
Gov. Rick Scott will be touring schools across Florida to talk to teachers, students and parents about improving education.
Florida’s high school students are making progress in college entrance exam scores.
Just in time for the start of school Monday, the Broward County Health Department is offering another chance for you to meet the state’s school immunization requirements.
Back-to-school shopping, the second-biggest retail season of the year, is tax-free this weekend and shoppers are taking advantage before it ends at midnight.
A local non-profit and a uniform store teamed up Friday to supply Miami adoptive and foster kids with free school uniforms.