Ana Ceballos, Tallahassee Democrat

Ana Ceballos

Tallahassee Democrat

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Past articles by Ana:

Corcoran: Use 'surgical, not sweeping' response to virus in schools

Corcoran asked superintendents to check in with with top officials in the state Department of Education before shutting down a classroom or school. → Read More

First correctional officer dies amid prison COVID-19 woes

Robert Rogers, who was assigned to the Graceville Work Camp in Jackson County, died Friday, the Department of Corrections announced Monday night. → Read More

Virus hits Florida state prisons chief and top deputy

Department officials said Inch began experiencing symptoms 24 hours after he returned from a statewide conference and a visit to Columbia Correctional Institution in Lake City. → Read More

DeSantis signs school vouchers expansion

The program, which is funded directly from the state education budget, is designed to serve lower-income and working-class families. → Read More

DeSantis nails down teacher pay increases

After warning of big budget vetoes because of the coronavirus pandemic, DeSantis secured the fate of one major spending item: teacher pay increases. → Read More

When will state offices reopen? Many questions remain for Florida workers

Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration has not issued guidance for how state agencies should reopen offices to workers and the public. → Read More

DeSantis calls George Floyd death 'appalling,' while citing 'zero tolerance' for riots

During a violent and chaotic weekend marked by demonstrations against police brutality, Floridians did not hear from Gov. Ron DeSantis. → Read More

'We have a new normal here': Education leaders eye ways to reopen schools

State Board of Education member Michael Olenick on Wednesday requested that Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran create a pandemic task force that would focus on the numerous changes that schools will need to make in the coming months. → Read More

Dorm rooms: 'Like someone went to class and didn't come back'

Universities across the state will allow students to have items delivered to them or return to campus at a safe time to pick up belongings. → Read More

Yellow school buses bring food, Wi-Fi, comfort to already challenged Panhandle

It takes a small army of staff members to prepare and deliver roughly 1,000 free meals to students by bus every weekday. → Read More

Two inmate deaths confirmed at Blackwater River Correctional Facility in Milton

The two inmates who died at the Blackwater River Correctional Facility appear to be the first two COVID-19 deaths among the state's 94,000 inmates. → Read More

Immigration crackdown expands following 'sanctuary cities' ban

Public safety “is best served when law enforcement works together,” an ICE spokesperson says. → Read More

Coronavirus cases soar at Milton prison on Thursday

The number of inmates at the Blackwater River Correctional Institute who have tested positive for COVID-19 skyrocketed to 30 on Thursday → Read More

With thousands of ventilators idle in Florida, Trump talks about sending them overseas

"We will be able to send them probably to other countries,” President Trump says. → Read More

Seven Florida prison employees test positive for COVID-19

An investigation is underway to identify inmates and staff who may need to go into isolation after coming into close contact with the employees infected with the highly contagious virus, officials said in the statement. → Read More

Florida's state workers worry as telecommuting lags

“Agencies are rapidly adjusting to a quickly evolving environment.” → Read More

Florida lawmakers facing overtime for budget talks

Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters Tuesday that extending the session a few days “is not the end of the world.” → Read More

Governor, House escalate inquiry into domestic violence agency

The governor asked the Inspector General to investigate the “exorbitant compensation payouts” to determine if any criminal wrongdoing has occurred. → Read More


School choice programs could get a boost from proposed bill

One of the biggest proposed changes seeks to significantly expand the Family Empowerment Scholarship program. → Read More

Florida Senate differs from DeSantis on teacher pay

The Florida Senate on Tuesday unveiled an education-budget proposal that includes $500 million for teacher salary increases. → Read More