| Aug 17, 2014
No one gets convicted of campus rape at Florida's public universities, an analysis of records has found.
In 2012 and 2013, 55 rapes were reported to campus police departments, show records reviewed by the Orlando Sentinel. Arrests were made only in...
| Aug 11, 2014
The Broward County School District was recently awarded a 2014 Green Ribbon by the U.S. Department of Education. The district was this year's only Green Ribbon award recipient from Florida.
The award recognizes schools that follow a practice of...
| Aug 5, 2014
Bethlehem Area School District is hoping to win a $1.2 million grant in order to offer a scaled-down version of a discontinued after-school program.
The district plans to apply for a three-year, $400,000-per-year 21st Century Community Learning Center...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Harwood resident was 82.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
High school seniors hunting for college scholarships and financial aid, beware: Scammers and scoundrels can't wait to meet you.
Families lose money to fraudulent financial aid scams every year, according to federal officials. And with many college...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Summer vacation is over. Not great news if you're a kid. But some of you parents may feel more than ready to send your charges back to school. But are you? Are you really? Here are a few things to consider.
What to do? Make sure your...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:56 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles schools will take a more lenient approach to offenses such as alcohol possession and fighting to allow students a better chance to graduate, officials said on Tuesday.
Under the plan, students caught with tobacco,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:02 PM
TALLAHASSEE - FSU coach Jimbo Fisher said the Seminoles’ football program isn’t focused on the latest inquiry into an allegation Jameis Winston raped an FSU student two years ago.
University officials interviewed Winston’s accuser last...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:32 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Governor Dannel P. Malloy thinks stressed out 11th graders should have to spend less time taking tests.
He announced Friday that he has written to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, saying, “I am eager to explore solutions for the...