Education

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

As Jacksonville residents grapple with whether to remove the city’s Confederate monuments a group of area high school students are offering a more conciliatory alternative to the normally fractious debate among adults.


Michelle Corum / WJCT News

The Vision Education and Rehabilitation Center (VERC), held a blindness awareness event at the Florida State College at Jacksonville’s downtown campus Thursday.   

Hurricanes Leave Uncertainly In Florida Schools Enrollment

Oct 12, 2017
Carlos Giusti / Associated Press

The impact of hurricanes may be a complicating factor as lawmakers try to figure out how many students are in Florida's public schools this year and how many might show up next year.

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The Florida Department of Education has released its annual list of schools across the state that earned the Five Star School Award.

Florida Opens Doors For Puerto Rican Students

Oct 9, 2017
University of North Florida

Florida is waiving rules and regulations to let public schools and higher-education institutions admit students from Puerto Rico on an emergency basis, after the island was battered by Hurricane Maria, Gov. Rick Scott has announced.

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