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Teachers coping with standardized tests

Teachers deal with many challenges every day. The recent fiasco with the FCAT writes scores attests to that. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, whether it’s new curriculum or dealing with standardized tests, two teachers at different ends of the experience scale in Alachua county are overcoming these obstacles. …

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The struggles of those who teach

Teachers deal with many challenges every day. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz  reports, whether it’s new curriculum or dealing with standardized tests, two teachers at different ends of the experience scale in Alachua County are overcoming these obstacles. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Budget cuts hurt the poorest of the poor

With Governor Rick Scott’s $2-million veto, legal aid services all across Florida are seeing major cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM Lauren Rautenkranz spoke with Three Rivers Legal Services Executive Director Allison Thompson about how low-income residents in North Florida are facing a shortage of free legal advice. [Audio clip: view full post to …

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Taking civics class to the next level

Santa Fe College is one of ten community colleges nationwide selected to promote civic engagement and democratic learning in its curriculum. Democracy Project Co-Director Marilyn Tubb says the college was a great choice for this group. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Tubb says Santa Fe will receive a …

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