Governor Rick Scott’s proposed budget calls for a 10% decrease in education spending in Florida. Teachers, parents, and community leaders with close ties to Florida schools are not happy. WUFT’s Laura McKeeman brings us their reactions.
Alachua County Public School students outscored their Florida peers on a majority of the state tests released last week by the Florida Department of Education. Jackie Johnson, the director of communications and community initiatives for Alachua County Public Schools, said county public school students have a history of outscoring their peers on most exams in the state.