Florida County Axes Homework For Elementary School KidsIf children got to decide where their respective families lived, one Florida county would likely see its population flourish.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Governor Promotes Cancer Research Funding In MiamiGovernor Rick Scott was at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with members of the University of Miami Health System to highlight cancer research funding.
Firefighters Spark School Supplies DriveSchool is almost back in session and while parents are gathering supplies, Fort Lauderdale firefighters are hoping they'll be able to help out a lot kids who are less fortunate as well.
Challenger Elementary Parents Warned Of Bacterial Meningitis Case In SchoolParents at Challenger Elementary School in Tamarac were notified Monday that a case of the potentially deadly bacterial meningitis was reported at the school.
State Figures Show School Absences Still An EpidemicAlmost 1 in 10 students (hundreds of thousands) miss a month or more of the school year, according to state figures. South Florida schools are fighting to get every student in the door.
Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School StudentsThe first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.
Fewer "A" Rated Florida Schools In 2012 Fewer elementary, middle and combination schools received an "A" received an "A" for the 2011 - 2012 school year due to tougher grading standards.
Fla. Student Brings Loaded Gun To Elementary School olice are investigating after a Florida student brought a loaded handgun to his elementary school.
Prostitution "Transaction" Ends In ViolenceA bizarre and violent fight broke out Wednesday afternoon that ended up leaving a school temporarily in lockdown.