The Florida Education Association, the state’s largest teachers union, is predicting Florida’s newly passed private school voucher program will cost Duval County public schools nearly $72 million over five years.
ByTeresa Stepzinski - The Florida Times-Union•Apr 24, 2019
Duval County voters soon could decide on a proposed half-cent sales tax to pay for the estimated $1.95 billion school district leaders say is needed to replace, repair and renovate the county’s aging public schools.
ByAna Ceballos - News Service of Florida•Apr 15, 2019
A campaign about free speech on Florida college campuses - a hot-button issue across the nation - is being backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and public university presidents, who signed a resolution vowing to welcome all types of debate unless they promote “true threats or defamation.”
ByTeresa Stepzinski - The Florida Times-Union•Apr 10, 2019
Historic but outdated and deteriorating Raines and Ribault high schools would be consolidated with their feeder schools unless the Duval County School Board rejects a contentious recommendation in the district’s proposed $1.95 billionmaster facilities plan to replace, repair and renovate the district’s aging schools.