South Florida is out of the eye of the storm, but sees record rainfall and flood warnings

Courtesy: National Weather Service Tropical Storm Eta made landfall in the central part of the Florida Keys late Sunday night, bringing heavy rains and strong wind gusts throughout the night and much of the early morning announced the National Hurricane Center. The 28th named storm of this year’s busy hurricane season entered Lower Matecumbe Key

Jacksonville University Ranks Top School in the South; Partners with Availity

Photo: Jacksonville University Online Facebook Jacksonville University (JU) ranks among the top 30 regional schools in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of Best Colleges. Out of 134 universities, JU is 29th in the 2020 list of Best Regional Universities in the South. The university also ranked in the top 20 positions on the

Florida Teachers Union Sues to Stop Reopening Schools in the Fall

Image by Holly Dornak from Pixabay  The Florida Education Association (FEA) has filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida and Governor Ron DeSantis, suing to delay the reopening of schools and to not allow in-person classroom teaching in the fall. The state issued an emergency order on July 6 to reopen public schools for

Florida International University to Build New Pedestrian Bridge Two Years After Fatal Collapse

National Transportation Safety Board inspectors stand along a section of the FIU bridge on March 16, 2018, the day after it collapsed. The NTSB faulted all parties involved in the project for failing to exercise due diligence in addressing “abnormal” cracks. Photo and Caption: Charles Trainor, Jr./www.miamiherald.com Florida International University (FIU), the largest research university

Florida High School Seniors to Graduate Virtually AND Attend In-Person Ceremonies After Stay-at Home Orders Expire

Students in the Little Miami High School Class of 2019 on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Photo: www.littlemiamischools.com/ High school graduation is more than an end-of-the-year tradition in American high schools. It’s a right of passage in a way. To be able to go to a large venue in a cap and gown to celebrate four

Florida Legislature Approves ‘Family Empowerment Scholarship’

The “Family Empowerment Scholarship,” a topic of heated debated the last few weeks, has been approved by the Florida legislature.

Florida Teachers Push For Increased School Funding With Statewide ‘Walk-Ins’

Teachers at almost 400 schools across 40-plus Florida counties participated in “walk-ins” aimed at pressuring lawmakers to increase school funding.

State’s Education Department Launches Website Asking For Public Input On New Testing Standards

The department launched a standards review portal where anyone with a vested interest in Florida’s public school curriculum can share their thoughts.