Cancer Awareness Instruction Sought At Florida SchoolsA Senate Democrat is seeking to require that Florida high-school students learn about preventing breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Democratic Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Says He Can Work With Gov. DeSantis On Environment, SchoolsPresidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says he would set aside politics and work with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to fund “good” environmental projects.
Proposal Seeks To Ban Corporal Punishment At Florida's Public SchoolsA Senate Democrat on Monday filed a proposal that would ban corporal punishment in Florida’s public schools.
Lawmaker Seeks $4 Million For Security At Jewish Day SchoolsState Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, filed a proposal Monday that calls for spending $4 million to bolster security at Jewish day schools in Florida --- an issue that also has drawn support from Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Hurricanes Leave Uncertainty In School EnrollmentThe impact of hurricanes may be a complicating factor as lawmakers figure out how many students are in Florida's public schools this year.
Gov. Scott Calls For Zika Protections For Florida SchoolsAs the Zika outbreak expands in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday directed education officials to protect students heading back to school.
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.
FIU Students Walk On Water For ScholarshipsA group of Florida International University students took their talents to the water by trying to walk on it.
FIU Students Attempt To Walk On Water In Annual CompetitionFlorida International University students will take their talents to the water by trying to walk on it.
School Employees Under Investigation Over Misconduct Allegations The Broward County School Board is investigating allegations against two employees at Coral Springs High School.
More Parents Taking Advantage Of Florida's Main Voucher ProgramMore and more parents across the state are taking advantage of Florida's main voucher program. Step Up for Students, the largest organization involved in Florida's tax credit scholarship program, reported this week that nearly 68,000 students had enrolled for the current school year.
MDCPS Superintendent Unveils Plan For New School Year Miami-Dade County school administrators packed an auditorium Friday to hear their leader address the coming school year challenges.
Textbook Bill Survives Tight Senate Vote A bill that would replace a statewide review of public-school learning materials with a local process narrowly survived its final Senate vote Friday, though the fate of a similar bill in the House remains unclear.
School Accountability Bill Headed To House Floor After years of confusion, a measure that would overhaul Florida's school grading system and get schools ready for new tests is headed to the House floor after receiving overwhelming approval at its final committee stop.
Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OKWith some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.