Friday, November 27, 2020
From term limits for school board members, to the Florida Lottery, here's a look at those that made "the list."
The relief follows an investigation by the Florida Attorney General’s Office, 53 other attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Beginning on Wednesday, Florida students will have access to free, live Advanced Placement (AP) review lessons delivered by AP teachers from across the country.
Specifically, the Directive permits schools to conduct fire drills in phases and assemble students in alternate mustering areas, as necessary to promote social distancing. The additional flexibility provided by this Directive will help students and educators practice fire safety protocols while minimizing infection risks associated with large gatherings.
Members of the Florida delegation helped get the “Fostering Undergraduate Talent Using Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act” through Congress and is now on President Donald Trump’s desk. The bill, which cleared the U.S. House by voice vote in September and...
Former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., was sworn in as the 46th governor of Florida on Tuesday.
Szymanski, the sixth president of the University of North Florida, will be inaugurated on Friday and plans to make a major gift announcement.  
A heavy favorite to win reelection, Gelber showcased his accomplishments as mayor, including creating an inspector general’s office for the city, passing a GO Bond program to help more than 50 capital projects, education reform, expanding city trolleys and adding police officers to every public school.
The proposal “doubles the fines for illegally passing a stopped school bus while students are getting on or off the bus and increases driver’s license suspension penalties.”
U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced this week that the schools will receive federal funds through the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act." The entire package sends $31 billion to schools across the country with almost $14 billion of that going to higher education institutions.