Florida is short more than 5,000 teachers — A combination of the pandemic and low pay are to blame

School Teachers – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drazen Zigic The Florida teacher shortage has worsened since the beginning of the new school year, with teacher vacancies surging to more than 5,000 according to data collected from the Florida Education Association. According to FEA President Adam Spar, there are also 4,000 openings for other school

Florida misses deadline to receive $2.3 billion in federal aid

U.S. Department of Education – Federal Aid – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Evgenia Parajanian Several Florida school districts are not happy and speaking up. According to a letter sent to the state Monday, Florida is the last state to submit its plans to the U.S. Department of Education that is required before more than

The latest Florida bar exam results are in!

Law Studies — Courtesy: Image by Iñaki del Olmo from Unsplash For the second year in a row, less than half of those who dared to take Florida’s online-only bar exam can now move forward on their journey to become attorneys, according to the released results on Monday by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners.

FAU female athletes offered NIL deals from Florida Panthers

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) — Courtesy: Image by Jillian Cain Photography from Shutterstock The Florida Panthers National Hockey League Team offered endorsement deals early Wednesday morning to every female college athlete attending Florida Atlantic University. The Panthers created a “FLA Athlete” program this summer after the state of Florida passed a law that ensures college

University of Florida is the top-ranked Florida school in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report

University of Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Bryan Pollard GAINESVILLE, Fla. — U.S. News and World Report has released the publication’s annual list of the best colleges and universities in the country and the Sunshine State was very well-represented. UF ranked extremely high among any state university in the national rankings. UF tied

Football fans use U.S. flag to rescue falling cat at the University of Miami-Appalachian State University game

Cat clings on to a wire below the 300 level seats during the first half of the University of Miami game versus Appalachian State at Hard Rock Stadium on Sept. 11, 2021 — Courtesy: Image by Jared Lennon The best play at the ACC University of Miami-Appalachian State University football game Saturday night happened within

No. 9 Notre Dame makes it out with OT win over Florida State

Florida State Football – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ruth Peterkin Notre Dame made it out alive after Florida State backup quarterback McKenzie Milton’s surprising comeback on a very emotional night where the Seminoles honored the late Bobby Bowden. Jonathan Doerer made a 41-yard field goal in overtime and No. 9 Notre Dame survived with

Concerns for Miami Hurricanes O-line heading into Alabama. Miami reinstating Avantae Williams and revealing new-look uniforms ahead of season opener

University of Miami Hurricanes – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by RyanTaylor The Miami Hurricanes will face the start of their season in a little more than a week in Atlanta, and one major concern is starting to arise as they try to beat the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide led by D’Eriq King. King led a

More than 10,000 students in Hillsborough County isolated or quarantined a week into new school year

COVID-19 Quarantine – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Halfpoint Just a week into the 2021-2022 school year, over 10,000 students and staff in the Hillsborough County Public Schools district have been either quarantined or isolated as districts throughout the entire state struggle throughout the fight against COVID-19. With more than 213,000 students, Hillsborough is the

As 2021-2022 school year kicks off, Florida continues to roll out $1,000 bonuses to teachers & principals

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis School – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by YES Market Media ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As several Florida educators remain waiting or have received their $1,000 bonuses, Gov. Ron DeSantis made a quick stop at a school in St. Petersburg to hand-deliver checks to teachers. DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of