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Bonita Middle social worker is Lee County School District 'Employee of the Year' Read more

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Amanda Sterk helps parents, counselors and high school seniors unravel the academic maze to career and college readiness. Read more

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The Southwest Florida Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-20 school year. About $500,000 is available through more than 100 scholarships. Read more

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The "American Ninja Warrior" competitor and P.E. teacher Morgan Wright, 44, imbues an atmosphere of motivation into his Kids Ninja Fitness program, a kid-friendly version of the popular extreme obstacle course show. Read more

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This method of assigning students to schools can be stressful. But there are ways to ensure your sanity — and that of your student. Read more

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Other than the fact that kindergartners need to be 5 by September 1, when, where and how you sign up your child for school in Florida varies by county. Here’s what you need to know for public schools in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. Read more

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1-in-4 college students pay double tuition due to state’s Excess Credit Law Read more

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For the first time, students about to start kindergarten in Lee County can be registered in advance of the usual open enrollment window. Read more

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The upcoming November 6 election ballot includes an item that will impact all of Lee County for years, maybe decades to come: the half-penny sales surtax Read more

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The School District of Lee County is launching a new system to replace communications through ParentLink. Read more

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Why music is good for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, and how you can get your child started. Read more

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When to start and where to turn for help. Read more

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Students talk about being the first class at new school Read more

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Every experience is a learning opportunity and a teachable moment inside and outside of our home. Read more

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Holocaust survivors, such as Pieter Kohnstam, talk with students about their experiences in programs by The Holocaust Museum in Naples. Read more

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Graphic novels are so popular at Southwest Florida libraries that kids are on waiting lists to get the best titles. Read more

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An expert in college admissions, Amanda Sterk sorts out the various options available. Read more

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Florida’s brightest students can get more Bright Futures money for college now, but it’s harder to reach that top level. Read more

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This is the year my first born will go to high school. Read more

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