Make us your home page


Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Vouchers, life insurance, parent involvement and more



JUST SAY NO: Several state activist groups call on Florida Gov. Rick Scott to veto a bill that would expand school vouchers.

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE: The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation warns the Pasco school district against accepting a free life insurance proposal.

WOULDN'T BE PRUDENT: The Hernando School Board decides not to fire a teacher who came to work drunk but later took steps to deal with her problems.

TESTING: The Florida Department of Education plans to release end-of-course exam results Monday, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

PARENT INVOLVEMENT: Fathers play a larger role in their children's education, the Miami Herald reports.

MAKING IT: Florida Atlantic University implements programs to help more students graduate, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

FRUSTRATED: Parents of an Escambia boy slapped and harassed by his school bus driver express exasperation and dismay, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

'MALICIOUS': A judge dismisses a Volusia elementary school teacher's effort to have a stalking injunction placed against a colleague, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, June 14, 2014 6:59am]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours