Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

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…]

FSU’s new college of business building, school names, aid for bullied students and more

Around the state: Florida State University celebrated the groundbreaking of its new college of business building, a new attendance record was set in Marion, a state program helps bullied students, University of Florida shattered its fundraising goal, names were narrowed down for a new high school in Palm Beach, Hurricane[Read More…]

Jury makes recommendation in Parkland case, schools to reopen after Hurricane Ian and more

Around the state: A Florida jury has recommended life in prison for Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz, former President Mark Rosenberg returns to Florida International University, schools hit by Hurricane Ian are slated to reopen next week and restrictions were lifted on the Bible after a ban in Escambia. Here are[Read More…]

W. Va. governor signs into law microschools, learning pods of unlimited size

Editor’s note: This article appeared Saturday on West Virginia’s herald-dispatch.com. Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday signed into law allowing “microschools” and “learning pods” of unlimited size to operate in West Virginia. The new law, Senate Bill 268, says these would be sparsely regulated schools or groups of students that could[Read More…]

Civics curriculum, mentorship programs, student learning losses and more

Around the state: Changes in district quarantine policies in Polk, students awarded for being courageous in Sarasota, new civics curriculum for Florida students and the state Legislature’s restraint ban. Here are details about those stories and other developments from the state’s districts, private schools, and colleges and universities: Miami-Dade: Graduation dates are[Read More…]