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Florida Hazing Death Under FDLE Investigation

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is now investigating the death of a Florida A&M University (FAMU) student who had reportedly been hazed by his fellow band mates. 26-year-old Robert Champion died shortly after he collapsed on a bus in Orlando, where he and other members of FAMU’s famed Marching 100 were performing. Governor Rick […]

Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Principal Over Religious Emails

The latest kerfuffle involving religion in schools comes to us from Clay County in a suburb of Jacksonville. A school principal is being sued by an assistant principal over what the plaintiff refers to as state-sponsored religion. Linda Turner is the principal at Bannerman Learning Center in Green Cove Springs. She is being sued, along […]

Florida Supremes Will Decide School Quality Case

A lawsuit that claims the Florida Legislature has failed to adequately educate the state’s children is going to the Florida Supreme Court. State leaders appealed for a halt to the proceedings after a trial judge rejected their request to dismiss the case, but an appellate court voted 8 – 7 this week to allow the […]

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