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State releases teacher grades, Collier teachers 100 percent effective
Updated 12/03/2013 at 11:14 p.m.
In Collier County, there are no bad teachers, if you believe the latest state numbers.
Local education philanthropist Herb Rowe dies at 89
Updated 12/04/2013 at 3:49 p.m.
As news spread of Rowe's death on Monday from complications of congestive heart failure, friends, educators and acquaintances said his loss was a massive blow to Collier County.
New 'scholar' designation on Florida high school diplomas causing confusion, anxiety
Published 11/29/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
What's new, stressful, vague and not particularly useful? It's not a riddle; it's the state's new scholar diploma .
Media experts: Broadcast careers of Trey, Amy Radel not necessarily over after cocaine bust
Published 11/21/2013 at 9:09 p.m.
Whether the couple comes out on top after the political storm dies down will depend on how well they handle public outcry and how much the public perceives genuine remorse, experts say.
Former colleague: Opportunities exist for Trey Radel outside politics
Updated 11/21/2013 at 2:50 p.m.
It may be some time before Rep. Trey Radel is revamping his résumé and crafting new cover letters. But if the time comes, what kind of work will he be able to find?
Korest honored with Heart of the Apple
Published 11/19/2013 at 7:41 p.m.
While grateful to receive Champions for Learning’s highest community honor at a luncheon Tuesday, Alan Korest didn’t set out dedicating much of his life to the cause of education for the accolades.
Pat Carroll to serve as Collier School Board chair
Updated 11/19/2013 at 6:59 p.m.
Carroll replaces Barbara Berry who, while she will remain on the board one more year, last week announced she will not seek re-election.
Investigation ends on former superintendent Joseph Burke
Published 11/15/2013 at 7:48 p.m.
The final report shows that two of three allegations against Burke, who retired before the probe concluded, were false. In a September report, only one of the three allegations were false.
East Naples center for latchkey children closer to reality
Published 11/15/2013 at 7:26 p.m.
When it was founded in May, the Latchkey League had zero members, minimal momentum and showed little indication of what it would become just six months later.
School support employees, Collier district at odds over raises
Updated 11/14/2013 at 9:26 p.m.
History is fueling the fire for the support employees’ ire. Traditionally, the support employees have gotten the same raise percentage as the district’s teachers.
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