On Wednesday, during its last meeting of the year, the Florida Board of Education should clear up whether the state will continue to pay for students enrolled in remote learning after an order by Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran expires Dec. 31.
Alexandria Ayala, 27, used her mother’s home address on Waterview Circle in Palm Springs to qualify for a School Board seat, but she bought a house with her boyfriend after she qualified for the election. She said she doesn't live in the new house.
The University of Central Florida intends to teach more classes on campus next semester, prompting the faculty union to worry that face-to-face contact will put instructors and others on campus at risk.
Ryan Richards' repeated use of a racial slur on social media has ignited a debate at Florida Atlantic University about whether students have a right to racist speech. FAU officials have condemned the comment but have not disciplined the student, citing his First Amendment rights.
The principal who made controversial comments about the Holocaust posted an apology for his remarks on YouTube. The fate of William Latson, the former principal at Spanish River High in Boca Raton, is still in limbo until Nov. 2.
Florida’s popular Bright Futures Scholarship program could be behind a controversial decision that has left the state as the only one in the country insisting students sit for ACT or SAT tests during the pandemic in order to apply for admission to public universities.
Welcome to Partying During Pandemics 101. College students across Florida are packing bars off campus and private parties while breaking rules about wearing masks and maintaining social distance during the fall semester.
Most Palm Beach County School Board members voiced concerns about the district’s chaotic effort to close and reopen schools as the community battled COVID-19,, although some cut Superintendent Donald Fennoy slack due the unprecedented nature of the pandemic.
Scott Fiske, principal at Coconut Creek High, lacks the minimum job requirements set by the School Board for the job of director of the district’s Business Support Services, a department that handles bookkeeping and budgeting for many schools.
The Palm Beach School Board’s decision to reinstate William Latson, former principal of Boca Raton’s Spanish River High School, was the prudent option, despite its unpopularity. Now it should double down on Holocaust education. And for his part, Latson should apologize.
Reports of mold grew as Broward teachers and administrators started returning to campus in August. It was found on student desks, laptops, walls, bookcases, books, air conditioner filters and ceiling tiles at more than 20 schools.