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Category Archives: Education

Clay County Improves Attendance, Discipline with Classroom Technology

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.

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Eastside High School Reaches Top 50 Most Challenging Schools

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Eastside High School ranked No. 27 among top challenging high schools in the nation.

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School Known for Inclusion Uses Technology in Special Education

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Newberry Elementary’s students with disabilities have performed better than the statewide average.

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Citrus County Teacher Recognized for Professional Program

By on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

Citrus High School has graduated the most students with drafting certifications in Florida and is currently second in the nation out of 60 schools, including high schools and colleges.

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Concerns Raised About Corporal Punishment in North Central Florida Schools

By on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm

Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.

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Buchholz High School Students Prepare Community Tax Returns

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am

Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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UF Begins Second Search for 12th University President

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 8:06 pm

The University of Florida launched the new presidential search process on Thursday.

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Marion County Set to Change Cyberbullying Prevention Policy

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:04 pm

Marion County public schools have updated the 2014-2015 Code of Conduct. It now includes a way for administrators to address cyberbullying cases that occur off campus.

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Last Catholic School in Citrus County Faces Potential Closure

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 8:22 am

Pope John Paul II Catholic School, the only catholic school in Citrus County, could be shut down this June because of its failure to meet the diocese’s benchmarks for enrollment and renovations.

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New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program is looking to recruit recent math and science college graduates.

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