Orlando & Orange County

Work. Stress. Socially distant schooling.
The educational achievement gap has always been there. But like so many other things, COVID-19 has forced us to reexamine what we’ve always done – and with that awareness comes the opportunity for change.
24,000 customers have received payment help since April.
Over the years, events like natural disasters, 9/11 and the Great Recession have had serious impacts on food insecurity, but Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida says nothing in recent history compares to COVID-19.
It’s a uniquely challenging time to be a parent, so we shouldn’t be too hard on ourselves or our kids.
“Every day you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in someone’s life. That speaks to me.”
Hurricane season is here – and it’s shaping up to be serious.
Teacher Megan Jandy will return to her classroom this year for her sixth year in a biomedical science high school program.
“For every person at OCPS, the well-being and safety of our students is paramount,” says Lora Gilbert, Sr. Director, Food & Nutrition Services.