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    In July, Ocala Post reported that Florida's largest teachers union had filed a lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis to prevent schools from opening. On Tuesday, the Florida Education Association filed an emergency injunction against Gov. DeSantis and the Florida Department...
    At a press conference Wednesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will provide $500 million in funds to raise teachers starting salaries in the state from 26th to fifth in the nation. DeSantis said, “It was quite a...
    The following are Marion County school district updates and actions taken due to COVID-19. These updates were issued on Monday, May 11, 2020. Class of 2020 cap and gown deliveries continues this week at local high schools. A “drive-thru” format...
    The Paddock Mall plans to reopen Friday, May 8, and Chick-fil-A is offering a free chicken sandwich to teachers and first responders. Paddock Mall General Manager, Ashley Wheeler-Gerds, said, " On Friday, May 8, from noon to 2 p.m., first...
    The following are Marion County school district updates and actions taken due to COVID-19. These updates were issued on Monday, May 4, 2020. · Summer school for elementary students runs Monday – Thursday, June 15 – July 9, and June...
    Microsoft released Windows 10 update KB4549951 on April 14. The update was supposed to apply several security fixes, but, instead, the update caused numerous issues. Many Windows 10 users found they couldn’t install the auto-update at all, and if they...
    Marion County – Marion County Public Schools’ update for April 22, 2020, includes the following actions taken related to COVID-19: · Per the governor’s order, distance learning continues through June 1, the last instructional day for the 2019-2020 school year...
    Below is the Marion County Public School updates and actions related to COVID-19: · “Parking Lot Wi-Fi” is now available at three schools and coming to seven more. North Marion High, North Marion Middle, and Vanguard High parking lots now...
    Marion County -- The Marion County Public School district will now investigate after a Fort McCoy School female teacher was accused of sexually harassing a 14-year-old boy. The investigation comes after multiple students came forward when Ocala Post broke the...
    A Marion County mom says she was sick to her stomach when her 14-year-old son came home from Fort McCoy School and told her that one of his teachers had been sexually harassing him. Christina Langford, who lives in Silver...
    The State is threatening to fire between 1,200 to 1,600 hundred teachers if they attend the "Take on Tallahassee" rally scheduled to take place on Monday, January 13, 2020. Currently, Florida has a massive shortage of teachers, with hundreds of...
    A former New Smyrna Beach High School teacher was arrested Thursday and charged with Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Minor. The student is a 16-year-old male. According to reports, Megan Parris, 28, turned herself in after a judge signed a warrant...
    Due to Hurricane Dorian, the Marion County School Board announced that ALL schools will be closed on Tuesday. In a press release, officials wrote, "This closure allows time for our students, families, and employees to better prepare for the storm...
    A Florida teacher says she was fired after she refused to give students a grade of 50 percent on an assignment that they never turned in. On social media, parents say that "participation trophy syndrome" is now being extended to...
      Tallahassee, Florida -- On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, a bill which would allow Florida teachers to carry loaded guns in classrooms took a huge step forward. The new bill will allow trained school teachers, principals or volunteers to carry weapons. According...
      Ocala, Florida -- On Friday, January 10, 2014, the parent of a 15-year-old student of Francis Marion Military Academy reported her daughter as a runaway. Earlier that morning, the mother had found teacher and retired Army Sergeant, Duane Ernest...
      Washington -- Obama and his administration are now telling American schools that their discipline tactics are too hard on black and Hispanic students. The recommendations from the Obama administration came today with Reverand Al Sharpton side-by-side with Eric Holder. The civil...
    Steroid use has been one of the biggest topics in recent years when it comes to sports talk. Athletes from all over the sports world have been accused of using or have been proven to have used anabolic steroids...