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Should Broward close some schools in 2025 or 2026? The latest considerations

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/28 10:48A Scott Travis
Broward School Board members could decide Wednesday how quickly they want to start closing schools to deal with dwindling student enrollment. Superintendent Howard Hepburn plans to bring to the School Board on Wednesday two proposals that would...

Florida voucher program for home-schoolers on pace to at least double this year

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/28 5:03A Ryan Dailey
TALLAHASSEE — A state voucher program that began in the 2023-2024 school year is on pace to at least double as applications roll in from families who teach their children at home in search of funds to make a range of purchases. What’s known as...

State establishing Office of Ocean Economy at Florida Atlantic University

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/28 12:15A Anthony Man
Florida’s new Office of Ocean Economy, a statewide effort to harness public and private research, education, technology and business applications involving water, will be housed at Florida Atlantic University. The effort, which envisions a...

New Broward Schools Superintendent Howard Hepburn says he’s here to stay

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/28 12:15A Scott Travis
Howard Hepburn is vowing to become a different kind of superintendent for Broward County Schools — one who actually stays. Hepburn, 45, signed a three-year contract May 21 at an annual salary of $340,000. He became the sixth person in three years...

Engaging Main Idea 4th Grade Activities

Teaching in the Heart of Florida 5/26 8:00P Rissa
By Rissa Hanneken Integrating main idea 4th grade activities into your lessons can often feel like solving a complex puzzle. This essential skill boosts reading comprehension by helping students...

Medical residents are increasingly avoiding states with abortion restrictions

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/15 8:17A Tribune News Service
Julie Rovner, Rachana Pradhan | (TNS) KFF Health News Isabella Rosario Blum was wrapping up medical school and considering residency programs to become a family practice physician when she got some frank advice: If she wanted to be trained to...

Broward School Board may close schools, rejecting superintendent’s proposal

Florida Education News-South Florida Sun Sentinel 5/15 1:01A Scott Travis
About eight schools could be considered for closure as soon as 2025, as Broward School Board members decided the superintendent s plan to restructure a few schools didn t go far enough to deal with dwindling enrollment. School Board members...

Engaging and Effortless End of Year Reading Activities

Teaching in the Heart of Florida 5/12 8:00P Rissa
End of year reading activities for your upper elementary classroom got you stressed? It s May, and your lesson planner might be blank, but don t worry! There s still time to plan some engaging...
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