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Florida school voucher expansion backed in Senate

The Senate began moving forward Tuesday with a proposal that would make every Florida student eligible for state-backed vouchers that could be used for private-school tuition and various other expenses, while opponents argued the measure would harm traditional public schools. The Senate Education PreK-12 Committee voted 9-3 along party lines to approve the measure (SB […]

To-be-renovated Franklin Park Elementary carries rich history

Ahead of Franklin Park Elementary School’s coming makeover, Black History Month provides the perfect opportunity to look deeper into the historic school’s past. For 19 years, Gabrielle Babyak has taught classes at Franklin Park Elementary, and every day she touches history. “We have so many members that are in our community that have either kids […]