Florida Prepaid College Foundation Launches Florida 529 Scholarship Program

Florida Prepaid College Foundation Launches Florida 529 Scholarship Program Board Removes Minimum Contribution * The Florida 529 Savings Plan Scholarship Program will award 10 winners a $529 Scholarship deposited into a Florida 529 Savings Plan account. * The scholarships are part of the Florida Prepaid College Foundation’s ongoing commitment to increase awareness about the importance…

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Florida Observes April as School Library Month

Each year, school districts and Florida citizens take time to recognize the programs, services and resources provided by school libraries. This celebratory month provides opportunities across the state to highlight school library contributions to Florida public education. Research studies conducted in 19 states, including Florida, have found that school library programs make a measurable difference…

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FLORIDA HEALTHY SCHOOL DISTRICT DESIGNATION AWARDED TO ST. LUCIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is designated as a silver-level Florida Healthy School District for a second consecutive term. The Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, Florida Action for Healthy Kids, Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and Florida Healthy Kids Corporation recognized the District’s honor during the December School Board Meeting. The criterion for recognition…

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Florida Healthy School District

St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent E. Wayne Gent received notification from the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) that the District is recognized as a Florida Healthy School District for the period of 2016-2018. The Florida Coordinated School Health Partnership (CSHP) and Florida Action for Healthy Kids (FLAFHK) congratulated St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS)…

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Florida Engineering Society Teacher of the Year

Lincoln Park Academy’s “Project Lead The Way” teacher, Mark Hueter, was named the “Florida Engineering Society’s 2013 K-12 Teacher of the Year” at their annual event on August 2, 2013. Treasure Coast Chapter President Adam Schildmeier nominated Mr. Hueter for creatively  incorporating and promoting engineering and technology concepts and activities into his classroom, truly engaging…

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Florida Education Officials and Local Bookstores Partner to Help Hurricane-Impacted Schools…

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., October 29, 2018 – The Florida Department of Education, Florida Education Foundation (FEF) and independent booksellers across the state have joined together to host Re-book to Re-build: Hurricane Relief Fundraiser. A portion of sale proceeds on November 3 and 4 at participating bookstores will fund grants that will enable schools impacted by Hurricane…

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