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DeLand, FL - Bargaining sessions between the Volusia County School District (VCSD) and the teachers union, Volusia United Educators (VUE), continue this week for both teachers and support staff. … more
Bunnell, FL - A Flagler County School Board (FCSB) member said that's 'it's a crime' to have the book "All Boys Aren't Blue" in Flagler County Schools (FCS) media centers. Jill Woolbright, up for … more
DeLand, FL - Policy changes to public comment during a regular Volusia County School Board (VCSB) meeting were pulled from the agenda at Tuesday's meeting. Volusia County Schools (VCS) Community … more
DeLand, FL - During their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday, the Volusia County School Board approved an increase in pay for substitute teachers. They also approved a school-based substitute … more
DeLand, FL - Despite two meetings between the Volusia County Council (VCC) and the School Board (VCSB) to get to a consensus on a redistricting map that would suit both entities, only two VCSB … more
DeLand, FL -  The Volusia County School Board is the subject of a class action lawsuit filed by the parent of an autistic child. The lawsuit asking for in excess of $50,000,000 in damages was … more
Tallahassee, FL - The Florida Department of Health on Friday proposed a long-term rule to try to prevent school mask mandates and give parents more authority to decide whether children who have been … more
Tallahassee, FL - Pointing to a “hierarchy” that requires school districts to follow state laws and rules, the Florida Department of Health is asking a judge to toss out a challenge by … more
DeLand, FL - Dr. Scott Fritz, Volusia County Schools Superintendent, made the decision on Thursday to make face-coverings optional and voluntary for all adults, effective immediately. Volusia … more
Tallahassee, FL - Parents of children with disabilities went to a federal appeals court Monday after a judge sided with Gov. Ron DeSantis and rejected a challenge to an executive order aimed at … more
Jacksonville, FL - Nine-year-old Makenna Simon had been in the ICU  on oxygen but a post on her father, Tristan Simon's Facebook page,  said today (September 30) that a "pulmonologist said … more
DeLand, FL - Volusia County Schools (VCS) is implementing a Florida Department of Health Emergency Rule issued Wednesday by the new Florida Surgeon General. The protocols are related to student … more
DeLand, FL - There's an item on tomorrow's (September 14) Volusia County School Board (VCSB) agenda about Superintendent Dr. Scott Fritz recommending a discussion on a change to Policy 503. That's … more
DeLand, FL - Volusia United Educators President Elizabeth Albert says the face mask mandate approved by the Volusia County School Board this week was the right call to make at this moment in time. … more
DeLand, FL - The Volusia County School Board (VCSB) is holding an emergency meeting tomorrow (August 31) to discuss the effect COVID-19 is having on students and staff and the possibility of a face … more
Daytona Beach, FL - A former Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officer and the School Guardian at Horizon Elementary in Port Orange since 2018, Steven Copsidas, has passed away due to … more
Tallahassee, FL - A legal battle over Gov. Ron DeSantis’ attempts to prevent school mask mandates will go ahead next week after a circuit judge refused to dismiss the case … more
DeLand, FL - The new school year always sees issues with bus schedules and routes. This year, Volusia County School District officials say with 6,000 more students riding the bus than at the end of … more
DeLand, FL - The school year begins tomorrow (August 16) in Volusia County with a mask mandate for all staff and a mask optional policy for students. The results of a staff survey show the majority … more
DeLand, FL - Stetson University is requiring  that all full-time employees be fully vaccinated and to register their vaccination with the university by Thursday, Sept. 30. Exemptions will be … more
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