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St. Johns County Schools had recorded 881 COVID cases as of Thursday — more than 25 times the number of cases in the district after the first 14 school days of the 2020 school year. By the end of the third week of 2020-2021, just 35 students and staff had tested positive.


A federal circuit court ruled last month that the St. Johns County School District violated the constitution when it prevented a transgender male student from using the boys’ bathroom.  


The St. Johns County School District is asking parents to take a dress code survey at the same time the federal government is investigating parents’ complaint that the district’s dress code discriminates against female students.

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School districts in Northeast Florida are taking steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19.

Northeast Florida Students Resume Classes In A Little Over A Month

Jul 6, 2018
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In a little more than a month, tens of thousands of Florida students will return to their classrooms.

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Updated 6/29 at 3:42 p.m. 

A federal lawsuit filed this week by a 16-year old transgender student accuses the St. Johns County school system of discrimination.

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This summer, the St. Johns County School District is working to get community members outside by opening up additional sports facilities to the public. 

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The Summer Food Service Program is underway for children in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties.

The federally sponsored initiative is designed to bridge the nutrition gap many needy children experience during the summer months when they’re not eating at school.

Free meals will be served to any child 18 years old or younger who comes to one of the program’s feeding sites which are located in neighborhoods where at least 50 percent of the children qualify for free or reduced lunch during the school year.