Saturday, February 22, 2020

Florida Virtual School opens enrollments for 2015-2016

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT), a statewide virtual public school, is opening enrollment for grades kindergarten through 12th...

Defense: Video ‘completely exonerates’ 15-year-old Canadian in Miami murder case

BY DAVID OVALLE MIAMI HERALD/TNS Video surveillance “completely exonerates” a Canadian teen charged in connection with a violent marijuana robbery that led to the fatal shooting...

Judge backs AHCA on immigrant emergency care

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An administrative law judge Monday ruled in favor of the state Agency for Health Care Administration in a long-running dispute...

A Florida Courier exclusive: BICYCLING WHILE BLACK

The overwhelming majority of traffic tickets from the Tampa Police Department for ‘illegal bicycling’ are issued to African-Americans. Editor’s note: The editors of the Tampa...

‘WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?’

Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president believes he’s moving the school in the right direction, despite questions from alumni and others. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH...

Fewer gassed, less force

But will fewer inmates die? BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones plans to bar the use...

Florida activist honored for technology and social justice work

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Honig, a longtime civil rights activist and media advocate with deep ties to Florida, was honored for...

Bill on guns in schools likely dead this session

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A Senate bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed...

Senate panel backs exemption for Boys and Girls Clubs

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A bill that would exempt national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs from Florida licensing requirements was approved Wednesday...

DEPARTMENTAL DISGRACE

Florida legislators refuse to take strong measures to control the violently dysfunctional Florida Department of Corrections despite the arrest of White supremacist prison guards...