Tag Archives: Florida schools

In The News: Theme Parks Report Injuries, Death Penalty Rare for Parents, Appliance Tax Holiday, Biometrics in Schools

By on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 10:07 am

Universal, Disney report 4th-quarter ride injuries – Universal Orlando reported three cases of people injured or becoming ill while riding Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey. Walt Disney World reported five injuries – three at the Magic Kingdom. This is [...]

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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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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $2,500 pay raise for teachers

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Gov. Rick Scott proposed a $2,500 pay raise for full-time teachers in a speech at Ocoee Middle School in Orlando. His proposal must be approved by state legislature and comes after another proposal to increase K-12 funding.

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