Tag Archives: Florida education

High Springs school gets firsthand Holocaust lesson from 95-year-old National Guard vet

By on May 21st, 2013 | Last updated: May 21, 2013 at 4:23 pm

The entire seventh-grade class at High Springs Community School also left on a field trip Tuesday morning to the Holocaust museum in St. Petersburg as part of the school’s unit on remembering the Holocaust.

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Legislators, teachers show uncertainty of new law evaluating Florida educators

By on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm

In addition to the multimillion dollar changes Gov. Rick Scott has proposed to reform the state education system, the Florida Senate Committee on Education recently approved Senate Bill 980, which seeks to link teachers’ evaluations to the students they teach.

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Education climate reaches new lows as Scott tours state

By on September 17th, 2012 | Last updated: September 18, 2012 at 9:10 am

One week ago, Gov. Rick Scott embarked on a state-wide “listening tour” to talk with Florida’s teachers, parents and students amid state- and nationwide concern about education sparked by the Chicago teachers’ strike. Alachua County teachers union president Karen McCann […]

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Prayer may be coming back to Florida public schools

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:13 pm

A Florida House bill is pushing to bring back prayer into the education system. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports how these inspirational messages could affect Florida public schools.

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