Some parents gathered Monday for a rally to keep the Orange County school district’s mask policy in place.
Orange County Pubic School leaders are working to bring hands-on educational experiences to students. The district participated in the education initiative "Rock Your School".
The challenge was filed by school boards in Alachua, Broward, Duval, Miami-Dade, Orange and Leon counties, which are among eight boards facing state financial penalties after adopting policies that required students to wear masks to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
School meal programs are facing food shortages and supply delays that may cause officials to limit the breakfast and lunch options for students.
The father of a special needs child with Down syndrome is speaking out, still fuming that his 7-year-old daughter came home from Ocean Breeze Elementary School with a mask tied around her head.
The State Board of Education on Wednesday approved a new rule aimed at shaping civic education in public schools.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called out the U.S. Department of Justice and their investigation into the intimidation of school board members. The governor was clear that he wants the feds to stay out of Florida.
Some parents want a book removed from Osceola County public school libraries, saying it's inappropriate.
Flagler County is seeing an uptick in school threats over the last two months. Now, the sheriff is urging parents to talk with their children. The most recent arrest involves a student at Buddy Taylor Middle School.
The board is expected to consider a long list of agenda items, including some having to do with COVID-19 protocols in schools.
On Tuesday, an Osceola County school board member suggested letting kids create new logos. The board will then decide which one they like best.
An administrative law judge Wednesday rejected a request by the Florida Department of Health to dismiss a challenge by six school boards to a rule that seeks to prevent student mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The law, HB 1775, also prevents colleges and universities from requiring students to undergo gender or sexual diversity training.
Hiring, retention, wages are all on the agenda. For example, the school board will talk about sign-on bonuses, referral bonuses, and staying bonuses.
U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs ruled late Monday that the University of North Carolina has shown that it has a compelling reason to pursue a diverse student body and has demonstrated that measurable benefits come from that goal.
Dr. Jill Biden hosted the 2020 and 2021 State and National Teachers of the Year at the White House on Monday in a months-long delayed event to celebrate their talents and commitment to education.
California parents and teachers who oppose school vaccine mandates are planning a statewide walkout Monday.
The Florida Department of Health on Friday proposed a long-term rule to try to prevent school mask mandates and give parents more authority to decide whether children who have been exposed to COVID-19 should be able to attend school.
Some parents in East Orange County say Timber Creek High School is overcrowded and development needs to slow down.
A Florida lawmaker has filed a bill that would put a ban on school district mask mandates into state law. If passed, it would also prohibit local governments from requiring people to wear masks or get vaccines.