$44 million improvement grant to Florida’s lowest-performing schools

Education, Elementary School – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Syda Productions JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Wednesday that Florida’s Department of Education is granting $44 million to support 149 struggling Florida public schools. The money will be given as federal Unified School Improvement Grant funds. These funds will support initiatives for Florida’s

Florida: the Shark-Bite Capital of America, Volusia County reports highest bite cases in the U.S.

Surfing with sharks… Courtesy: Pixabay – Image by Elias Sch. from Pixabay Florida, home to warm weather, beautiful beaches, watersports, and the returning champion as the shark-bite capital in the U.S., according to the University of Florida’s annual International Shark Attack file report.  According to the report, Florida’s 16 unprovoked shark-bites in 2020 represented 48

A Night at The Devil’s School in Florida

Photo: www.jacksonville.com If you’re looking for something to do in Florida during this pandemic, there may actually be something, if you dare.  Annie Lytle Elementary School, also known as The Devil’s School, is a place you don’t want to get stuck wandering around in at night. Located in Jacksonville, this old school has its fair

School Safety Review Finds One-Third Of Incidents At Florida Schools Reported To Law Enforcement

The Florida Department of Education has released the latest data from the School Environmental Safety Incident Reporting System, which found one-third of incidents at schools across the state were reported to law enforcement.

List Of Family-Friendly Easter Egg Hunts Across Florida

With Easter Sunday just a little over a week away, we’ve compiled a list of family-friendly egg hunts across the Sunshine State.