Roll Call: Eliminating Field Trips; Hands-On STEM; 1,300 FSCJ Students Must Repay Pell Grants
Fewer field trips means more time in class, in Tuesday’s education headlines.
Indian River schools may see fewer field trips, assemblies this year – Indian River schools will take fewer field trips this year in order to make sure students get more class time. TCPalm.com
STEM students: Schools capitalize on Project Lead the Way real-world learning – “Teachers says students are more interested in learning science with hands-on projects.” The Naples Daily News
FSCJ: Nearly 1,300 students could be required to repay Pell Grants – Another 500 students must repay improperly issued Pell Grants, a total of more than $3 million. The Florida Times-Union
Palm Beach County school district looking into using fingerprint tech to keep better track of kids on buses – “Palm Beach County schools officials are considering a proposal that would have the more than 60,000 students who ride a big yellow bus to school each day giving their fingerprints on an electronic key pad to get on the bus.” The Palm Beach Post
Luther Campbell Cleared To Coach Football In Florida – Former rapper Luther Campbell has been cleared to coach high school football after a long court fight. CBS Miami