Tag Archives: Education

In The News: Man Arrested For Boston Marathon Scare, Missing Toddler Found in Arcade Machine, Teacher Accused of Ordering Student Attack, U.S. Representative Introduces ‘Max Tax’

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line – Boston police took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street near the Boston Marathon finish line. The police safely [...]

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Buchholz High School Students Prepare Community Tax Returns

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am

Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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Marion County Set to Change Cyberbullying Prevention Policy

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:04 pm

Marion County public schools have updated the 2014-2015 Code of Conduct. It now includes a way for administrators to address cyberbullying cases that occur off campus.

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Last Catholic School in Citrus County Faces Potential Closure

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 8:22 am

Pope John Paul II Catholic School, the only catholic school in Citrus County, could be shut down this June because of its failure to meet the diocese’s benchmarks for enrollment and renovations.

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New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program is looking to recruit recent math and science college graduates.

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More Teachers Teach Outside Of Expertise In Low-Performing Schools

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 7:34 pm

In a study by the Florida Department of Education, low-performing schools were found to have a higher number of out-of-field teachers.

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How Florida Pivoted In Replacing the FCAT And What Happens Next

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 8:39 am

The state of Florida has accepted a new bid to design and oversee the newest standardized test, which will replace the FCAT beginning next year.

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New Bill May Allow School Employees to Carry Guns on Campus

By on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm

A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.

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Central Florida Mega Millions Winner, Malaysian Airlines Pilot’s Simulator, Starke Elementary Reopens, Miami Herald DCF Investigation

By on March 19th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 11:19 am

Winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Florida –One Central Florida resident is the lucky winner of half of the $400 million lotto jackpot. The ticket was purchased at a Sunoco gas station in Brevard County. This is the Mega [...]

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New Bill Aims to Help Students Manage Money

By on March 13th, 2014 | Last updated: March 13, 2014 at 10:52 pm

Florida Bill would require a financial literacy course to be added to high school curriculums.

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