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In Orange County Public Schools, over 1,400 students are absent and unaccounted for

From Staff Reports The Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) is the ninth-largest district in the United States and the fourth largest in Florida. It serves more than 206,000 students at 202 schools. …
Teacher Vanessa Rosario greets students outside of iPrep Academy on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Miami-Dade County. Schools opened with a strict mask mandate to guard against coronavirus infections. AP Photo/Lynne Sladky
State cannot enforce its mandate against school mask mandates
Judge Cooper’s ruling follows an Aug. 24-27 trial stemming from a May lawsuit filed by parents from seven counties alleging Governor DeSantis’ order unconstitutionally bars school boards from …
Students from Crescent City Jr./Sr. High School get their feet wet while learning about the lakes of their area.
Could your students use $2,000 for hands-on learning? SJRWMD’s Blue School Grant Program Sept. deadline
Grants may be awarded in three areas: freshwater resources field study, water conserving landscape projects or water conservation community/school awareness campaigns From St. Johns River Water …
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Second Harvest Food Bank calls Central Floridians to action: Sign petition; urge Florida to take $820M federal assistance to feed children in need
2 million low income children at risk of food insecurity as Florida is poised to pass up millions in federal food assistance From Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida The state of …
A high school or university American football player playing in an outdoor football field. He is carrying a football running.
Unmasking the 'invisible injury': Knowing concussion signs saves lives
After a fall or hit to the head, even if you're not sure a concussion happened, youth athletes should not return to their game until they've been evaluated by a medical professional From …
Studies show an association between school backpack use and back pain among children; prevention tips
One published literature review concluded that a student's backpack should have a maximum weight of no more than 10-15% of the student's body weight From AdventHealth Our children's safety …
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Students at West Defuniak Elementary School in Defuniak Springs.
Report: Florida's K-12 spending grew more slowly than most of the U.S.
According to the study, Florida's inflation-adjusted education revenue has grown from $10,707 per student in 2002 to $11,526 per student in 2020, a growth rate of 7.6% (43rd highest).
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BPC-157 Peptide Investigations
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The NFL Draft: A Launchpad for Talent from Apopka High School
Amidst the plethora of talents, Apopka High School in Florida emerges as a notable contributor, cementing its reputation as a breeding ground for NFL prospects.