$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

Broward County teachers “disappointed” with county’s handling of COVID-19 Work From Home request rejections

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA – June 30, 2020: Broward County Public Schools Department at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Broward parents’ simple demand: return to full-time school. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By YES Market Media With cases of COVID-19 on the rise in Florida, Broward County officials have received more than 5,000 requests from educators across the county

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.