Education in Florida
This guide from the State Library of Florida explores the role of Education in Florida history and in modern times.
Education professionals employed by the State of Florida who have a State Library card can access e-books, online journals and other resources for free.
We can also deliver books and research articles directly to your office.
Other researchers can request most of these materials through their local public library.
Links within the bibliographies take you to information in our catalog or to more information on external sites.
- Bertolette, Daniel Floyd Kline. Motives in Education, and Other Essays. Boston, MA: Gorham Press, 1916.
- Cochran, Thomas Everette. History of Public-School Education in Florida. Lancaster, PA: New Era Printing Company, 1921.
- Florida State University Archives. “Heritage Protocol & University Archives.” FSU Digital Library.
- Hoffschwelle, Mary S. The Rosenwald Schools of the American South. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2006.
- Lockey, Joseph B. “Public Education in Spanish St. Augustine.” Florida Historical Quarterly 15.3 (1937): 147–168.
- Reese, William J. Testing Wars in the Public Schools: A Forgotten History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013.
- State Archives of Florida. “Classroom.” Florida Memory. Florida Division of Library and Information Services.
- Thomas, Dale A. A Band in Every School: Portraits of Historically Black School Bands in Florida. Tallahassee, FL: Harmonie Publishing, 2008.
- University of Florida Archives. “University Archives.” University of Florida Digital Collections.
- Wallenstein, Peter, ed. Higher Education and the Civil Rights Movement: White Supremacy, Black Southerners, and College Campuses. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008.
- Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Career Comics. Tallahassee, FL: 2007-present.
- Florida Department of Education. Education Appropriations. Tallahassee, FL: 2012-present.
- Florida Department of Education. Legislative Review. Tallahassee, FL: 2011-present.
- Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Performance Highlights. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of Education, 2010-present.
- Florida Office of Early Learning. Early Learning Update. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of Education, 2013-present.
- Florida State Board of Education. Florida’s State Board of Education: Strategic Plan for the Public School System and the Florida College System. Tallahassee, FL: 2012-present.
- Florida Virtual Campus. Annual Report. Tallahassee, FL: 2013-present.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. Education.
- National Center for Education Statistics. Education Statistics Quarterly. U.S. Department of Education.
- U.S. Department of Education. Education Resources Information Center (ERIC).
- Florian, Lani, ed. The SAGE Handbook of Special Education (E-Book). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2007.
- Hopwood, Jennifer L. Best STEM Resources for Nextgen Scientists: The Essential Selection and User’s Guide. Santa Barbara, California: Libraries Unlimited, 2015.
- “K-12 Resources.” Florida Electronic Library. Florida Division of Library and Information Services.
- Kirst, Michael W., and Mitchell L. Stevens, eds. Remaking College: The Changing Ecology of Higher Education. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2015.
- Lerman, Robert I., and Stephanie K. Riegg. Demography, Education, and the Workforce. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009.
- Reyhner, Jon Allan, ed. Teaching Indigenous Students: Honoring Place, Community, and Culture. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.
- Salamone, Frank A., ed. The Native American Identity in Sports: Creating and Preserving a Culture. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013.
- Shober, Arnold F. Splintered Accountability: State Governance and Education Reform. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2010.
- Spalding, Dan. How to Teach Adults: Plan Your Class, Teach Your Students, Change the World (E-Book). Expanded ed. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2014.
- Trani, Eugene P., and Robert D. Holsworth. The Indispensable University: Higher Education, Economic Development, and the Knowledge Economy. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.