FSU Expands Suicide Prevention Efforts

Sep 24, 2015

Florida State University is expanding its suicide prevention program, with a $306,000 dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The program aims to enable the entire campus community to identify and intervene with students in distress.

Florida’s Board of Education wants to set a high bar for student performance in the state’s new standardized test, and it's calling for  higher cut scores beyond what a review committee has recommended.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement doesn’t know who caused the cyber attack that disrupted school testing earlier this year. Nor does it know why.

L-R: Larry Robinson, Elmira Mangum
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Florida A&M University is moving to revise its ten year strategic plan after missing out on additional funding because the school failed to meet performance benchmarks.  President Elmira Mangum says even if the strategy changes, the school’s mission won’t.

The Florida Supreme Court.
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The Florida Education Association is disappointed the state Supreme Court won’t hear a challenge to the state’s teacher performance pay law.