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District praises Bring Your Own Device initiative, parents not as sure
Published 12/13/2013 at 5:10 a.m.
The program allows students to use their tablets, cellphones and laptops in the classroom, and encourages teachers to think of technology as another learning tool.
Collier's graduation rate increases
Published 12/12/2013 at 7:48 p.m.
Collier County high school graduation rates are on the uptick, according to the latest statistics released by the state's Department of Education.
Collier School Board approves after-school care policy, raises
Published 12/10/2013 at 10:18 p.m.
At its shortest and least contentious school board meeting in months, the Collier County School Board on Tuesday ratified raises for administrators and support staff and approved implementation of a policy regarding after school care.
Collier judge to determine if interview can be admitted in murder case
Published 12/06/2013 at 10:49 p.m.
It was all part of a nearly four hour pretrial hearing Friday, in which attorneys argued over everything from Tryvon Martin and the importance of the phase of the moon.
State releases teacher grades, Collier teachers 100 percent effective
Updated 12/03/2013 at 12:16 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.
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