Johnson gets another term as Board of Education chair

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The State Board of Education on Monday selected Marva Johnson to serve a second consecutive term as board chair. Johnson was...

New theme new dreams

For the 11th year, Walt Disney World Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence were joined by celebrities to offer 100 high school students...

‘Black Mirror’ examines how Americans see themselves

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Eric Lott, a professor of English and American Studies at the Graduate Center, City University of...

Plan would lead to more kids on school buses

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Despite concerns from school districts and lawmakers about the projected costs, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill that would lead...

OPERATION ORGANIZATION

Plan your way to success this school year From Family Features Each new school year can feel like getting caught in a whirlwind of activity. Before...

Panel in favor of school board term limits

Constitution Revision Commission also advances measure to appoint all superintendents BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – School board members would be limited to...

Companies helping low-income students attend school

Republic National Distributing Company, the nation’s second largest wine and spirits wholesaler, Cigar City Brewing, a Tampa area brewery, have announced major donations to...

Trump’s grade? Incomplete

HBCU leaders still waiting BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND ANITA KUMAR MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – With great fanfare, President Donald Trump vowed to outdo former...

Teacher shortages linger in many states

Some states are changing their licensure rules to make it easier to fill positions. BY SOPHIE QUINTON STATELINE.ORG/TNS WASHINGTON — All 50 states began the current school...

A MOVEMENT OR A MOMENT?

A loosely organized nationwide network of high school students is pushing for a ban on assault-type weapons. Will they have ‘staying power’ to fight...

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