As the school year kicks back up, Florida continues to suffer a major teacher shortage.
Public school students across the state will soon be taking mental health courses as part of a new requirement that Florida’s education leader is calling a “life saver.”
A coalition of more than 30 advocacy groups have penned a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis urging him to stop the creation of a student database aimed at spotting school shooters.
The Florida Department of Education is taking aim at schools without armed security guards after a survey revealed 200 schools are not complying with state law that mandates the safety measure.
The “Family Empowerment Scholarship,” a topic of heated debated the last few weeks, has been approved by the Florida legislature.
Teachers at almost 400 schools across 40-plus Florida counties participated in “walk-ins” aimed at pressuring lawmakers to increase school funding.
The department launched a standards review portal where anyone with a vested interest in Florida’s public school curriculum can share their thoughts.
The cost and constitutionality of the“Family Empowerment Scholarship” is a hotly contested topic in Tallahassee and across the state.
A recent charter school performance report revealed Florida charter school students are outperforming their traditional public school counterparts.