Make us your home page


Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: STEM, tuition, school prayer and more



ntp_stem070112a_228597c.jpegHOOKED ON MATH: Some Hillsborough schools work to get students to see math everywhere. (Times photo, Kathleen Flynn)  

PINCHED: Florida college students see tuition and other costs rising, and a sagging job market awaiting them when they're done. More from the Fort Myers News-Press

EDUCATION FIRST: Facing a bloody Civil War, Congress did more to financially support education than current political leaders will, the Times editorializes. 

NURTURING: The Palm Beach School Board invests nearly $500,000 more in its aerospace career academy despite flat enrollment over six years, the Sun-Sentinel reports. 

NEW DIGS: A new Flagler charter school looks to open in an airport hangar as time runs short to find a building, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

JAILED: The former head of the Haines City High athletics booster club is jailed for not repaying $11,000 she stole from the group, the Ledger reports. 

MONKEY WRENCH: The acting superintendent of Monroe schools might not step down in time for the start date of the district's newly selected leader, the Keynoter reports. 

LEAVING: Orange County superintendent Ron Blocker officially retires after 12 years on the job, the Orlando Sentinel reports. 

NOT TOUCHING IT: Few Florida school districts plan to enact an "inspirational messages" policy when the law takes effect, the News Service of Florida reports. 

FOOD LESSONS: Some Alachua children learn culinary secrets during a specialized summer school program, the Gainesville Sun reports. 

[Last modified: Saturday, June 30, 2012 11:48am]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours