The rising costs of college
College is back in session. It's time again to focus on studying and planning for the future. But having 'to pay' for college can have a big impact on that future. Some students will take out student loans, private or federal. The intention is to pay it later with interest. But there are ways you can pay it now and save in the long run.
Hours-long delays on first day of school in Duval County
School buses are getting back on track, after a wave of early morning delays. We saw dozens of routes - up to 30 minutes late - during the 5 o'clock hour now the number of delays are down. Now there are a handful of routes more than an hour behind. That's on top of yesterday's delays. Rebecca Cardon is with Teamsters's Local union 512. She represents all the bus drivers, monitors, and mechanics in Duval county and joins us live via Zoom.
Addressing school safety: Duval school police, staff underwent training ahead of new school year
In Duval County, staff at Mandarin High School held special drills this summer. The same drills were also held at Crown Point Elementary. They focused on how to reunite parents and children if there is a disaster, like an armed attacker.
Back-to-school safety: Former Jacksonville police officer shares measures parents can take to protect their children
With many Northeast Florida students back in class and Duval County students returning to school on Monday, now is a good time for parents to talk with their children about personal safety, especially walking to and home from school.