Orange County students get opportunity to earn money, learn a trade after high school
For a lot of high school students, the next step involves college or the military, but for people looking for another path, a registered apprenticeship offers a cost-free way to earn money while learning a skilled trade.
Florida school districts grapple with AP course confusion
School district leaders across the state are taking a patchwork of approaches to a college-credit psychology course, as many high-school students head back to class this week amid a dustup between Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration and the College Board.
Students from hurricane-damaged Riverdale Elementary resume classes at high school
Riverdale Elementary students will return to class Thursday morning at a high school seven miles away because officials with Orange County Public Schools believe the building, which sustained significant flood damage from Hurricane Ian, is still unsafe.
‘It’s a great victory:’ Orange County School Board Chair, teacher’s union praises ruling on masks
Orange County Schools was the only school district in Central Florida to join 9 others, in enacting mask mandates despite the Governor's executive order banning school districts from doing so. However, after a Leon County judge ruled districts actually can enact masks mandates, Orange County School Board Chairwoman Teresa Jacobs felt relief.
Central Florida school districts still struggling with bus driver shortage
With school starting for most Central Florida students on Tuesday, there are still bus driver positions unfilled. So much so in Orange County, district officials are asking parents to forego the busing system if they can provide their own transportation.
REWATCH: News 6 hosts back-to-school town hall to answer viewer questions ahead of upcoming semester
The new school year is just around the corner and while things may seem like they’re back to “normal” this year, it’s the transition back to a more normal school year that might have students, parents and teachers asking questions.