Florida’s largest charter school membership organization said it is partnering with Henderson Behavioral Health, Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s former mental health care provider, to render services to schools.
Three children and two adults were taken from Carol City Elementary in Miami Gardens, FL, by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue as fire rescue investigated after the school’s carbon monoxide alarm went off after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
A 17-year-old faces a felony charge of making threats after officers say he was heard by a Pembroke Pines Charter High School teacher saying he had a gun in his car after a Code Red Drill. He said it was a joke.
Florida International University police officers released an updated description of the man who the department says bludgeoned two MAST high school students on the Biscayne Bay campus earlier this month.
Miami-Dade children have returned to school. Now that the initial excitement and anticipation over getting back into the classroom has largely waned, it’s a great time for parents to set the tone at home for the year ahead to keep kids enthusiastic about learning.
Most Florida charter school teachers are required to be certified, but a subset of charter schools known as Schools of Hope would be exempt from that requirement and eligible to receive millions in state funding.
Boynton Beach High School in Palm Beach County, FL, went on code red lockdown, the Boynton Beach Police Department said on Twitter. Students were released to parents when the lockdown was lifted after noon.
Eight false alarms, fire and active-shooter drills in a month have traumatized the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community. They say when the alarm sounds it takes them back to the massacre on Feb. 14.
A lawsuit alleges that FSU student Nicholas Mauricio suffered a skull fracture during a “Scumbag of the Week” punishment at Alpha Epsilon Pi. Miami attorneys David Bianchi and Michael Levine filed the suit.
The University of Florida is changing its graduation procedures to accommodate two ceremonies after a marshal “manhandled” black graduates who strolled and danced across the stage, attracting national publicity.
Two MAST Academy high school students who study at Florida International University’s north campus were badly beaten with a blunt object in a remote area of the campus. Police are still looking for the attacker.
Dan Leslie Bowden, who taught English at Ransom Everglades in Coconut Grove since 1955, and who was famed for his readings of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” throughout Miami-Dade for decades, died at 89.