Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Piano fundraiser, school safety summit, Freedom School history lessons and more

Miami-Dade: As high school seniors here walk across the graduation stage to get their diplomas this month, many are hearing the words of poet Amanda Gorman. Steve Gallon, a school board member, says he’s quoting from Gorman’s poem, “The Hill We Climb,” in every graduation speech he gives. The references[Read More…]

American Federation for Children applauds Florida for vote to expand school choice to all families

The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, applauds the Florida Legislature for extending eligibility for the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program to all Florida families and converting all the awards to education savings accounts. The vote continues a tradition of bipartisan cooperation in improving educational opportunities for[Read More…]

Board of Education adopts new rules, stop the bleed kits, FAMU buys housing and more

Around the state: County school boards and charter schools must follow new requirements for notifying parents about bathroom and locker room policies under rules adopted by the state Board of Education, a book giveaway occurred in Escambia, Florida A&M University officials purchased an apartment complex to help student housing woes,[Read More…]