Friday, May 24, 2019
Florida State University (FSU) is joining dozens of other schools across the nation in using a new format called “adversity scores” which are designed to measure a student’s past in terms of dealing with social and economic issues.
“Veterans are the teachers, engineers, scientists, and inventors who will lead us to a brighter future,” said Klobuchar.
If signed into law, Florida would be the only state in the nation with a large print “warning” label on scratch off tickets. Estimates have shown that K-12 Florida education funding would lose around $61 million and thousands of Bright Futures Scholarships could be at risk. 
Florida placed second in both two-year graduation rate and tuition and fees. The Sunshine State ranked eighth in both four-year graduation rate and low debt at graduation.
According to the 24/7 Wall Street report, several regions in Florida had dismal rankings when it comes to teacher pay with three of them placing as some of the most underpaid teachers in the nation.
At an event at a school in Miami Gardens on Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill from the Legislature, expanding school choice by creating the “Family Empowerment Scholarship Program.” The bill also makes it easier to...
Last year, Rubio wrote Miami Dade College, the University of North Florida (UNF), the University of South Florida (USF), the University of West Florida (UWF) and Cypress Bay High School on the matter, urging them to close their Confucius Institutes. So far, UNF, USF and UWF have severed ties with their Confucius Institutes.
“For years, our nation’s outdated federal student loan system has saddled working-class Americans with mountains of debt and accruing interest that they are unable to repay,” Rubio said.
On Tuesday, the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations met for a hearing titled, “Lost Opportunities? SBA’s Engagement with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.”
In bringing out the bill, Demings, who served as Orlando’s police chief and sits on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, touted her experience in law enforcement as a reason why the bill should pass.