Education

State Education Board Signs Off On 'Hope' Scholarships Rule

Jul 20, 2018

The Florida Board of Education has unanimously approved a rule to help move forward with a controversial new program that will let bullied students transfer to private schools.

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Time spent studying abroad, immersed in another culture, can be a defining experience in a person’s life journey. We’re sitting down today with a group of students from Florida Southwestern State College who recently studied abroad in Florence, Italy at Lorenzo de Medici. They are going to be talking about their time over there during the next session of FSW’s Critical Thinking Lecture Series called "Gaining a New Perspective: Italy Through Our Eyes."

The last time the federal government asked about citizenship status on the U.S. census was 1950. Now federal officials plan to do it again in 2020.

Florida’s statewide teacher’s union is once again suing the legislature—this time over a new law that could directly impact its membership. It’s the latest in a line of lawsuits filed over the state’s education policies.

Florida Looks To Boost College-To-University Pipeline

Jul 6, 2018

Last fall, more than one out of every four students enrolled at state universities came from the Florida college system.

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