Statewide Associations

Most superintendents say they’re not ‘very well prepared’ to lead race, equity conversations

Although nearly 90% of school superintendents said conversations about race and equity are either extremely or very important, only 21% said they were “very well prepared” for that responsibility , according to preliminary findings from AASA, The School Superintendents Association’s 2020 Decennial Study.

Doak Campbell Stadium

Doak Campbell Stadium could hold 2020 FHSAA football finals

The FHSAA and Tallahassee officials are in discussions about holding the state football championships at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Labor Unions

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‘AFT Votes’ bus tour rolls into Florida this week

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) brings its get-out-the-vote efforts to Florida this week. The “AFT Votes” bus tour will visit Gainesville, Tampa, Kissimmee, Sanford, Miramar and Miami for events focused on motivating participation in this historic election and on calling attention to issues affecting our students, educators and public schools, with an emphasis on social justice.

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Teacher’s union, district completes bargaining

The Sarasota County school district has concluded a successful bargaining session with the Sarasota Classified Teacher’s Association to establish a contract with teachers.

People in the News

David Lawrence, Jr.

FLAEYC 2020 Children’s Champion Award

Congratulations to David Lawrence, Jr., awarded by FLAEYC with the Children’s Champion Award! Among FLAEYC’s awards, this one recognizes an individual who represents a significant contribution to the betterment of young child in Florida through the field of early education.

Miles Gordon, Pinellas student earns perfect SAT score

Pinellas High School Student Earns Perfect SAT Score

Miles Gordon, 17, was sitting in class at Palm Harbor University High School when he got the news.