Florida Senate Passes Disabled Children Bill; Moves To HouseThe Florida Senate on Wednesday passed legislation expanding aid for students with intellectual disabilities and named the program for Senate President Andy Gardiner, who has made what he calls "people with unique abilities" the signature issue of his tenure as president.
Mother: Teacher Made My 4-Year-Old Son Unclog Toilet With His Bare HandsA Florida woman is accusing a Pre-K teacher of forcing her 4-year-old son to put his hands in the toilet after he used the bathroom at school.
Substitute Teacher Banned For Showing Second-Graders 'Naked And Afraid'School officials banned the substitute from the entire school district after the incident.
Teacher Under Investigation For Using Fake Musket During History LessonOne Osceola County teacher learned the hard way what happens when you bring a toy rifle to school for a history lesson.
Florida School District Won't Give Grades Below 50Orange County middle and high school students will not get a grade lower than 50 at the end of each term.
The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll LanesThe idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner's account.
Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of AchievementFour girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM EducationAfter school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Teacher Claims He Was Told Not To Teach Students About 9/11A Florida school board is requiring teachers dedicate at least part of each September 11th anniversary to discussion about the 2001 terror attacks.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.