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Florida high school student-athletes could soon receive NIL deals thanks to new proposal
The Florida High School Athletic Association introduced a proposal Monday that would allow high school student-athletes to get paid for their name, image, and likeliness. Read More.
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FSU College of Nursing tops national rankings in federal research funding
Florida State University’s College of Nursing is topping the rankings for federal funding for nursing programs in the latest data […] Read More.
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Budget conference: Chambers move closer on K-12 school funding, teacher pay hike differences remain
Florida lawmakers inched closer to an agreement on pre-K-12 schools funding, with the House coming to Senate spending levels for mental health and school security funding, but the chambers remain divided on how to boost teacher pay. Read More.
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Which schools will be considered for closure in Broward? Likely not high schools
Broward high schools will likely stay open as the school district considers which schools to shutter, combine or overhaul due to declining student enrollment. Read More.
Security, tech experts skeptical about metal detectors in schools
As other school districts, like Broward County, look to Palm Beach County to launch their own metal detector programs, experts warn that the technology does not necessarily make schools safer. Read More.
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'A forgotten population:' FAU program supporting students who are homeless
A program at Florida Atlantic University is trying to help solve the housing crisis for students who are homeless, and a new donation will help. Read More.
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'The hidden disability': Addressing dyslexia in Palm Beach County classrooms
Palm Beach County parents whose children have dyslexia have spoken out on whether the school district has been able to provide their kids with the help they need. Read More.
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Want more face time with profs? These Florida schools have the most faculty per student
Some college students don’t mind classes in large lecture halls. But others seek out small class settings, with greater possibilities for interacting with professors. Read More.
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Even DeSantis Thinks Florida Book Removals Have Gone Too Far
Failed Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis insisted on Thursday that Florida is not banning books—while conceding that some school districts have been too liberal in accepting challenges to remove titles on their shelves. Read More.
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FAU Board of Trustees Elects New Chair
The Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees today unanimously voted to elect Piero Bussani board chair. Read More.
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FL may copy a Texas law bringing chaplains to public schools, despite First Amendment concerns
About a dozen states are looking at similar measures, most of which wouldn’t specify the credentials they’d need to hold Read More.
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Broward schools mulling 4-day weeks in high schools
The Broward County School Board recently discussed adopting a 4-day high school week following success of the program at one of its magnet schools. Read More.
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Vouchers: Which Florida counties have the most private schools?
Although Florida's most populous counties have the most private schools, several smaller counties have the largest share of students who attend them. Read More.
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FAU trustees chairman steps down after presidential search controversy
The leader of the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees is stepping down, saying his presence has become a distraction due to a controversy over a search for a new president. Read More.
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Florida bill bars ‘identity politics’ from educator prep programs
A Florida Senate committee passed a bill Thursday aimed to make sure educator preparation programs do not teach “identity politics” or “distort historical events,” among other items. Read More.

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