“The Dems think it would be bad for them politically if U.S. schools open before the November Election,” Trump said, “but is important for the children & families. May cut off funding if not open!”
In saying school buildings were not designed to foster social distancing, Hillsborough Schools Superintendent Addison Davis argued his requirement that all people on school campuses would help students and teachers stay safe from Coronavirus.
President Donald Trump says he will pressure governors to reopen schools and colleges this fall, arguing that some want to keep schools closed for political reasons against the will of families.
As the start date for Hillsborough County public schools looms closer and closer, there is growing concern from local health officials who believe that, for the safety of students and staff amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, students should be required to wear masks once they return to the classroom.
The graduation class of 2020 in Pinellas County is finally experiencing the biggest milestone of their high school career.
Richard Corcoran issued the emergency order Monday, stating that “extended school closures can impede educational success of students, impact families' well-being and limit many parents and guardians from returning to work.”
Foreign students must leave the United States if their school's classes this fall will be taught completely online or transfer to another school with in-person instruction, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced on Monday.
More than 100 new state laws took effect on July 1, covering issues from regulating electric bikes to increasing fines for bear poaching.
The Sarasota County School Board held a nearly three-hour meeting Thursday to try and come up with a gameplan for how schools will safely reopen on August 10.
An email sent out to Hillsborough County parents this week is asking them to decide how they want their children to attend school for at least the first semester.
A school bus driver in Massachusetts returned to the classroom and earned his college degree -- and he says he was inspired to do so by the students he drove to school each day.
In April, Hernando County high school seniors were told they will have an in-person graduation ceremony, but due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, officials said they are going with the back-up option: a virtual commencement ceremony.
Hillsborough County Public Schools announced it will hold all high school graduation ceremonies online as the number of COVID-19 cases surges in the county.
Postponed until July, graduation was the only part of 2020 mother Susannah Johnson and her family held out hope for.
A north Florida school district has voted to install transparent screens in classrooms in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pasco County is rearranging graduation plans after learning the Yuengling Center on the University of South Florida campus was no longer able to accommodate the ceremony.
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed legislation that will dramatically expand a voucher program that helps students go to private schools, the latest step in a two-decade push to expand school choice in Florida.
Plans, which are still being finalized, call for full-time, in-person classes for kindergarten through sixth grade. Seventh grade and up will likely have a hybrid mix of in person classes and e-learning.
Johnson & Wales University will close its Florida and Colorado campuses at the end of the next academic year as it pivots away from its image as a hospitality and culinary school to expand its academic offerings, the Rhode Island-based school announced Thursday.
A Florida lawmaker is taking his call for school bus safety to the national level, and is pushing a new measure to make sure every student is buckled up on a school bus.