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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., September 18, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

New College forum New College Interim President Richard Corcoran addressed a crowd during a public forum in West Tampa last Friday regarding his previous experience, the school’s trajectory, and controversies surrounding discrimination accusations at the...

Education, Civic Engagement in the Sunshine State

Kimbery Brown-Blunt visits the Forum to announce an important Legislative Education Forum to discuss empowering communities through education, justice and civic engagement. Panelist will include elected Democratic State Senator Darryl Rouson, Representative Fentrice Driskell, Hillsborough...
Richard Corcoran

New College interim president Richard Corcoran addresses controversies, presidential bid in Tampa

New College Interim President Richard Corcoran faces controversy at a political forum in West Tampa.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., September 15, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

COVID-19 on the rise Florida has the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the nation. This comes as hospitalization rates rise across the country.   Nonprofit’s lease to expire A nonprofit that provides services to migrant...

A report details the growth of private school vouchers in Florida

Nearly 123,000 new students have received private-school vouchers after state lawmakers passed a major expansion of voucher programs.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., September 14, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Higher education faculty concerned A survey of higher education faculty members found concerns about the climate of higher education in Florida. UFF president, Andrew Gothard, spoke about the survey on WMNF’s Tuesday Café. You can...
education

Group seeks information on Florida school voucher expansion

A non-profit group calls for information from the Florida Department of Education about how many additional private schools are accepting vouchers after a massive expansion of voucher programs took effect in July.
FGCU

FGCU raises student housing costs

The Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees approved raising student on-campus housing costs by 5 percent a year over four years.
UF higher education university

College faculty are leery of coming to Florida because of changes to higher education in the state, according to a survey

A new survey of higher education faculty members in four states including Florida found concerns about the climate of higher ed in Florida.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., September 11, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

  Florida Automated Vehicles Summit The Florida Automated Vehicles Summit took place in Downtown Tampa last week. The conference is a look ahead to the future of transportation.   The future of abortion The Florida...
FAU

Probe into “anomalies” in search for a new FAU president hits ‘delays’

A state investigation into “anomalies” in Florida Atlantic University’s search for a new president has been delayed.
banned books, First Amendment

Escambia School Board seeks to move a lawsuit alleging it violated the First Amendment by restricting access to the book “And Tango Makes Three”

The Escambia County School Board asked to move a lawsuit about access in school libraries to the children’s book “And Tango Makes Three.”

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