Florida Board Of Education Backs $673 Million Boost For SchoolsThe Florida Board of Education on Friday advanced a $21.8 billion request for public school funding in the next budget year, including a $200 boost in per-student funds and increased funding for school safety initiatives.
Study: One Factor Can Predict How Rich You'll BecomeA new survey shows one surprising factor that can help predict how rich you will become.
Private School Vouchers May Have Gone To Ineligible StudentsA new audit is raising questions about whether private school vouchers went to ineligible students.
Students Get Boost From Bright Futures ChangesFlorida “medallion scholars” will be among the biggest beneficiaries this academic year of the state’s efforts to expand financial aid for university and state college students.
Focus On South Florida: BrightstarBrightstar is a not-for-profit financial organization, and one of the largest credit unions in South Florida.
Florida School Enrollment To See Slowdown In 2019-2020Enrollment in Florida's public schools is projected to grow by fewer than 17,000 students in the 2019-2020 academic year under a forecast approved Tuesday by state analysts.
The Teacher Prep Event At Target Is LegitTeachers are getting excited about a rumored sale happening at Target just for them.
Miami-Dade Schools Celebrate First-Ever A-Rating By Asking For Teacher Pay RaisesFor the first time ever, Miami-Dade County Public Schools earned an "A" designation from the Florida Department of Education.
Miami-Dade, Broward Students Improve Third-Grade FSA Reading ScoresCongratulations are in order to third graders in Miami-Dade and Broward public schools and their teachers.
Higher Test Score Standards Could Lead To Drop In Graduation RatesFreshmen entering Florida high schools this fall will need higher scores on alternative tests to meet graduation standards in math and language arts, under a rule adopted by the state Board of Education on Wednesday.
Holocaust Education Alive And Well In South FloridaFor Craig and Barbara Weiner, Holocaust education is a mission – and a necessity.
Bright Futures Expansion Ready For SummerFor the first time in 17 years, top-performing students will be able to use their Bright Futures scholarships to attend summer classes at state universities and colleges.