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Florida school wasn’t told teacher accused of bedding 17-year-old had ‘sexted’ 8th-grader

A 29-year-old Florida teacher is currently accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. But state officials said they were not made aware of a separate investigation against her at a previous job for sending sexually-suggestive text messages to an eighth-grader six years ago. WKMG-TV reported on Friday…

Southern Poverty Law Center files complaint about Florida’s race-based student achievement plans

MIAMI (Reuters) – Florida was hit with a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday accusing it of race-based education goals that violate civil rights law by setting “severely lower expectations” for black and Hispanic students. The Southern Poverty Law Center and Legal Aid Society of Florida’s…