‘We’re maintaining:’ Seminole health leaders confident as thousands of students return to school
Seminole County health leaders said they will continue to work closely with the school district to monitor COVID-19 cases as thousands of students return for face-to-face learning during the second quarter of the school year.
Seminole County Schools ready to welcome back more than 4,500 face-to-face students
Seminole County Public Schools say they are ready to welcome back more than 4,500 students to face-to-face for the start of the second nine weeks beginning on Monday.
Florida governor says closing schools to stop spread of COVID-19 was a mistake
Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that closing school campuses in the spring as the coronavirus pandemic took hold might have been one of the nation’s biggest “public health mistakes.”
As Orange County deliberates, Volusia schools march on with band during coronavirus pandemic
As the Orange County School Board hosts a work session to revise its mask policy for band and chorus, Volusia County high school band directors say they are marching on with bands wearing specialized personal protective equipment.
Florida Department of Health begins releasing data on COVID-19 in schools
Starting Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health has begun releasing data showing COVID-19 cases in schools across the state.
Cheerleaders, band allowed to participate in Orange County football games
Orange County cheerleaders and band members are taking the field again for the first time in months after the school district announced they could participate in football games again.
Parents: Here’s how you can switch your child’s learning preference for the 2nd quarter
Parents of students in two of Central Florida’s largest school districts have until Friday to decide whether they want to switch their child’s learning preference for the second nine weeks of the academic calendar.
Make at-home school fun with decorations and cute, inexpensive backpacks
If your kids are doing at-home school for the time being, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you know probably already know that every day has its ups and downs.
Many young kids who watched ‘Sesame Street’ performed better in school, study says
If you’ve listened closely to the dialogue on “Sesame Street” in recent years, you might have thought to yourself, “Man, this is on point. Here’s a show that really gets it.”
All Seminole students must take first-quarter exams in person, district says
Parents of middle and high school students currently learning online through Seminole Connect have until Wednesday to let their principals know when they’d like their student to come on campus after being required to take their nine-week exams in person.
Golfview Elementary to remain closed for another week due to COVID-19 cases
Golfview Elementary Magnet School’s campus will remain closed for at least one more week due to COVID-19 cases reported at the school, according to Brevard Public Schools officials.
50 Orange County schools, work sites have now had confirmed cases of COVID-19
Nearly 400 people were sent quarantine letters this week due to COVID-19 exposure from a student or staff member on OCPS property.
Meet the panelists for the Real Talk: A Candid Conversation on Equality in Schools town hall
Learn more about the panelists joining News 6 for the Real Talk: A Candid Conversation on Equality in Schools town hall on Sept. 9.
Parents, students march for return of cheerleading, band at Orange County football games
Dozens of Orange County students and parents gathered at Lake Eola on Wednesday to demonstrate for the return of cheerleading, marching band and other school spirit groups at high school football games this fall.