Superintendent Carvalho Suprises New TeachersWhile public school students still have week to enjoy their summer vacation, their teachers are already back at work.
Court Upholds Teacher Evaluation LawA federal appeals court has upheld a controversial Florida law which ties teacher evaluations to student performance.
PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On EducationWith Election Day just about a week away, CBS4 News is now part of an effort to fact-check Florida’s gubernatorial candidates who remain tied in the polls.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help WithSeasoned instructors share the essentials for your child's transition back to the classroom.
March Down Biscayne Blvd. Promotes Teaching In South FloridaTeachers, students, parents, community organizations and elected officials marched down Biscayne Boulevard Friday to show support for better public schools.
Miami Beach School In Potential Life-Saving CompetitionAt South Pointe Elementary School on Miami Beach a steel fence surrounds the playground. There is a security camera over the front door. A sign orders visitors to check in at the office. But the school is very much in the running for a much more extensive and pricey safety upgrade.
FL Education Summit Planned For Next Week Florida Governor Rick Scott will assemble education leaders for a summit next week to give the in-flux school system some direction, the governor's office announced Thursday.
Teacher Debit Card Program StrugglingGovernor Rick Scott’s plan to give teacher’s state-funded debit cards has not taken off like the chief executive’s office had hoped.
Privatization Not A Worry For Pembroke Pines TeachersA four long negotiation Tuesday afternoon ended with an agreement between The City of Pembroke Pines and the Broward Teachers Union over whether or not to privatize the city’s financially struggling, but A-rated charter school system.
Fla. House, Senate Agree To $480M For School PayGov. Rick Scott will get the $480 million he wanted for education pay raises. But barring a last-minute change of heart by legislative negotiators, he will not get an across-the-board, $2,500 increase for classroom teachers.
Teachers Groups Sue Over Performance EvaluationsA coalition of teachers unions have filed suit against the state and three local school boards over the planned performance evaluation that will assign grades to Florida’s teachers.