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.