Florida House approves bill to post “In God We Trust” in all public schools

Thousands of high school students across the Tampa Bay area walked out of their classes at noon Wednesday in support of students of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Broward County. During the simultaneous demonstrations, organized over …

With the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting still looming large, its students in the Capitol to lobby for gun controls, the Florida House overwhelmingly passed a measure Wednesday its sponsor said aimed at bringing “light” to the schools.The bill…

A proposal to add a standalone high school financial literacy class to Florida’s course offerings moved through the House Education Committee on Wednesday, falling short of what some members — not to mention some banking lobbyists and the …

Next spring, Florida school districts won’t be allowed to begin their state testing until May 1.That could cause some problems for seniors “on the bubble” for meeting their graduation requirements in time for commencement, Pasco County superintendent…

The artwork in question runs wider than the average wingspan.It’s an intricate study in contrasts, where on the right, great thinkers and poets mingle in a grayscale garden of Eden, while on the left, President Donald Trump and a battalion of clones …

SCHOOL SECURITY: Making schools safer from gunmen and other attackers took center stage in the Florida Capitol on Tuesday. Sheriffs called for more school resource officers and better background checks before gun purchases. The House refuse…

With Congressional committee meetings a week off, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis turned to the Pasco County School Board on Tuesday for some advice on improving school safety.”I want to take your ideas, your suggestions to Washington with me,” said Biliraki…

The Florida Senate Education Committee unanimously passed the House’s mega school choice package bill on Tuesday, but not before it made some major changes influenced by the Parkland shooting that left 17 people dead less than one week ago.The shooti…

An Indiana-based nonprofit organization that operates charter schools has been tapped as the “external operator” that Hillsborough County might bring in to work with seven struggling schools. Phalen Leadership Academies was chosen in a competitive bi…