Corcoran noted that almost 56 percent of high school graduates in Florida took the AP exam and 31.7 percent of high school graduates earned a 3 score or higher on one of the exams. That was enough to move Florida from fourth place in 2017 to third last year and is above the national average of 23.5 percent.
Three members of the Florida delegation announced on Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved funding for almost 120 projects to help the Polk County School District recover from Hurricane Irma which hit the area back in 2017.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., released a list of provisions in the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act” that, his office insisted, “will be critical to the state of Florida during the coronavirus pandemic.”
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has awarded the University of North Florida $1.6 million to improve its teacher training. UNF announced its College of Education and Human Services was awarded a $1.6 million Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) grant from...