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All Florida K-12 students to learn about ‘atrocities’ of communism

The Brunswick News 18 Apr 2024
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Florida public schools will be required to teach students from kindergarten through 12th grade about the history of communism under a bill signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday. The lessons will be required to ... .
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Thank you, Mrs. McCarter: First-grade class of '56 celebrates their teacher, her legacy

Tallahassee Democrat 17 Apr 2024
Most of the group stayed together after Hartsfield, advancing to seventh grade at Cobb Middle School, and on to Leon High School, while some enrolled at Rickards High.The journey of a Tallahassee teacher.
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Bob Graham, former Florida governor and U.S. senator with a common touch, dies at 87

Usatoday 17 Apr 2024
"We’re very attached and love him so much, so proud of him," Adele told the Tallahassee Democrat in a phone interview ... The son of one school teacher and husband of another, Graham gravitated toward education in Tallahassee.
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State may put onus on Florida educators to police ‘frivolous’ book challenges

The Brunswick News 17 Apr 2024
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Florida is about to make it harder to challenge books in schools. A new law — signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday — will limit the number of books that can be challenged by people without ... .
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Bob Graham, Florida governor and U.S. senator with a common touch, dies at 87

Naples Daily News 17 Apr 2024
"We’re very attached and love him so much, so proud of him," Adele told the Tallahassee Democrat in a phone interview ... The son of one school teacher and husband of another, Graham gravitated toward education in Tallahassee.
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Florida says school principals could be penalized over book restrictions

Tampa Bay Times 17 Apr 2024
TALLAHASSEE — Florida education officials on Wednesday voted to put the onus on school principals to ensure students have access to “appropriate” reading materials in classrooms and libraries, saying ...
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FAMU will host jazz concert to honor new Julian and Nat Adderley Music Institute unveiling

Tallahassee Democrat 17 Apr 2024
The Adderley brothers moved to Tallahassee in the 1940s when their parents began teaching at FAMU ... Contact Tarah Jean at tjean@tallahassee.com or follow her on X.
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DeSantis signs law limiting school library book challenges by nonparents

Sun Sentinel 16 Apr 2024
TALLAHASSEE — After more than 1,200 objections were filed to library books and other materials last school year, Gov ... For schools reopening as charters, districts would have to execute contracts by Oct.
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DeSantis signs bill to curb book challenges by people without kids in school

Tampa Bay Times 16 Apr 2024
TALLAHASSEE — Florida is about to make it harder to challenge books in schools ... Because those residents pay taxes, DeSantis says they should still be able to object to books even if they don’t have kids in school.
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5 Young Women for 2024: Computer science intrigues Kavyashree Kadhirvelu

Tallahassee Democrat 15 Apr 2024
High school has been a busy time for Kavyashree, who immigrated from India to Tallahassee at a young age with her parents and brother ... “I learn a lot outside of school as well ... Life isn’t all science fairs and school work, though.
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Results released for February bar exam in Florida: Which schools made the grade?

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 15 Apr 2024
A greater number of test takers, many of whom have just graduated from law school in May, sit for the summer administration of the exam ... Technically, the lowest was Florida Coastal School of Law ... Barry University School of Law(Orlando)452248.9.
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The third edition of a rolling list of 200 Tallahassee history makers

Herald-Tribune Sarasota 15 Apr 2024
Walker’s advocacy led to the first public school in Tallahassee being supported by city taxes ... Trudie would be the only Black student to graduate from the Lively Vocational School Licensed Practical ...
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Florida schools want to improve attendance. Are field trips an answer?

Tampa Bay Times 15 Apr 2024
It’s one thing to notice that students aren’t coming to school as often as they used to ... In Pinellas County, schools superintendent Kevin Hendrick has made it a priority to find ways to have students want to come to class ... Charter schools.

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