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  • Manchester Math Lessons Focus Of Board Meeting

    MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators. Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...
  • School district wins Green Ribbon award

    Palm Beach County schools can tie a green ribbon around their old banyan trees: They are among the most environmentally sustainable schools in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Education. After being awarded a Green Ribbon Schools District...
  • How often are teachers absent?

    How often are teachers absent?
    When a child misses school, there's an empty desk. But when a teacher is absent, a substitute often takes over, and students can struggle. Yet teacher attendance "has received relatively little attention," according to a recent study by the Washington,...
  • Another whistle-blower is shown the door

    Another whistle-blower is shown the door
    The purpose of some lawsuits is to get recompense for an injured party. Others seek to make changes to big bureaucratic systems to make their operations more fair. A lawsuit filed against the Lake County School District by a whistle-blower last week...
  • Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU's Title IX investigation, attorney says

    Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU's Title IX investigation, attorney says
    TALLAHASSEE -- Jameis Winston will cooperate with FSU in the school’s Title IX investigation, according to his attorney. David Cornwell, a lawyer advising the Winston family, posted the following update on his personal Twitter account Tuesday...
  • Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent

    Jameis Winston's attorney reportedly informs FSU rape accuser sought money to stay silent
    Jameis Winston’s attorney is accusing a former FSU student’s lawyer of demanding money to stay silent about a rape allegation against the Heisman Trophy winner, according to a letter obtained by the Orlando Sentinel.  An attorney...
  • A word from NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury

    When you choose to volunteer, you not only make a choice about the kind of community you want to live in, you impact lives on a very real and personal level. NSU is as committed to academic excellence, innovation, scholarship and research as we are to...
  • Attorneys for Jameis Winston, accuser allege each side tried to buy silence

    Attorneys for Jameis Winston, accuser allege each side tried to buy silence
    TALLAHASSEE — Jameis Winston and a former Florida State student who accused him of rape are the subject of a protracted investigations that took another sharp turn Wednesday. Attorneys representing Winston and the woman traded barbs, accusing each...
  • READER SUBMITTED: A Beautiful First Day at Union School

    Union School students are off to a great start for the 2014-2015 school year. On August 25th, students assembled by class on the sunny front lawn of the school for songs, the Pledge of Allegiance, and words of welcome from new principal Caitlin Eckler....
  • ACLU complains about Volusia, two other school districts' single-gender classes

    ACLU complains about Volusia, two other school districts' single-gender classes
    The Volusia County school district and two other Florida school systems violate federal anti-discrimination laws by running single-gender classrooms, the ACLU charged in complaints announced today. The American Civil Liberties union filed complaints...
  • Scott to feds: End one-size-fits-all policy for students learning English or face possible legal action

    Scott to feds: End one-size-fits-all policy for students learning English or face possible legal action
    As promised, Gov. Rick Scott today demanded that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan "reverse course" and allow Florida to include students learning English in its school grading system under its own, long-standing rules. Scott's letter requested...