Opinion 

Editorial: State legislators short-changing Lee County students
Editorial: State legislators short-changing Lee County students

School board vice-chair Chris Patricca explains how the district is funded, and how you can help get those funding decisions made locally.

Editorial: 60 days to get the job done
Editorial: 60 days to get the job done

The 2019 legislative session begins today, and the legislature will then have just 60 days to tackle the biggest issues facing our state, including our most important task, to pass a balanced budget.

Editorial: Lee schools' Army JROTC program a national leader
Editorial: Lee schools' Army JROTC program a national leader

What School District of Lee County curricular program, dedicated to making young people be better citizens, enrolls 27%, or 7,257 of our high school students?  The Lee County Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Continued partnership benefits all
Continued partnership benefits all

We are proud of a 40+ year partnership with Collier County Public Schools and the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

Estero residents weigh in on Estero Bay waterway access
Estero residents weigh in on Estero Bay waterway access

In a recent online survey carried out by the ECCL, almost two thousand people expressed their views about the London Bay Homes development at the west end of Coconut Road.

Editorial: National School Choice Week highlights all Lee County has to offer
Editorial: National School Choice Week highlights all Lee County has to offer

This week is National School Choice Week and The School District of Lee County (SDLC) is proud to be a ‘school choice’ school district.

Reflecting on 2018 progress in Lee County schools
Reflecting on 2018 progress in Lee County schools

2018 was a year of change, challenge, learning and accomplishments for The School District of Lee County.

Reflecting on 2018 progress in Lee County schools
Reflecting on 2018 progress in Lee County schools

2018 was a year of change, challenge, learning and accomplishments for The School District of Lee County.

Opinion: School sales tax vote demonstrates our community’s commitment to children, future
Opinion: School sales tax vote demonstrates our community’s commitment to children, future

Lee County School Board chair Cathleen Morgan and Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins share their thoughts on the passage of the 1/2 cent sales tax to fund the school system.

County manager: We’re willing to partner on SROs
County manager: We’re willing to partner on SROs

 Our community has proved time and again that we will stand together to face a challenge or provide a need. There is no more important need than the safety and security of our children and grandchildren.

Commentary: Trump 'wags the dog'
Commentary: Trump 'wags the dog'

What does the 1997 movie "Wag the Dog" have to do with President Trump? It is fraught with comparison.

Commentary: A thoughtful, world-wide diplomatic view is needed before stumbling into war
Commentary: A thoughtful, world-wide diplomatic view is needed before stumbling into war

Short term, the U.S. and North Korea should think twice before dropping bombs on the Korean Peninsula.