As his party struggles through the latest Washington crisis, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is calling on elected leaders to improve a national education system he says is “woefully behind the times.”
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is in the middle of a tug-of-war over education that could reshape the state’s schools while also turning upside down the 2016 presidential race.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Lottery says it topped $5 billion in sales for the first time during the fiscal year that ended June 30. The department made the announcement Monday. It also said […]
The Current: Florida Education Association, Fireworks Safety, CW44 Bayside on Humane Society of Pinellas, the $290 Billion Medical Secret
Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 30th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Florida Education Association president Andy Ford on […]
A North Marion High School educator was recently suspended in light of accusations of inappropriate conduct with a female student.
Florida’s per-pupil spending is among the lowest in the nation according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.
A new report issued by the Census Bureau indicates that the chances of a woman giving birth out of wedlock decrease as her educational achievements increase.
The Florida House has passed a bill that gives parents a vote in turnaround options for failing public schools.
Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]
For the first time in six years, state legislators aren’t scrambling to figure out how to plug billion dollar shortfalls in the state budget.