As school starts this week in Duval County, more than 30 teachers are finding themselves reassigned to new jobs at the last minute — state’s orders.

A dearth of high-speed internet access in much of rural Florida is hamstringing efforts to build a high quality workforce, experts are warning.

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The Lee County School District is starting a substance abuse intervention program just in time for the new school year, which began Thursday, Aug. 10. Instead of being suspended or sent to an alternative school, kids can go through this program for a first recorded incident with drugs or alcohol on school property. 

The School Boards in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties have voted to authorize legal action to challenge a controversial new education bill.

Tampa Bay area school districts are still deciding whether to join them.

Robots are invading Broward County Public Schools.

On Wednesday, a “Battle of the Bots” capped off three days of robot training for about 100 Broward teachers who will be bringing the robots to their classrooms this fall. The robots are being provided by a grant from NASA and the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation to give students hands-on building, coding and engineering experience.