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By Jessica Kegu on May 8th, 2013 | Last updated: May 8, 2013 at 3:29 pm
It’s not a new concern that law school graduates are having trouble finding work. But while the number of law school applicants began to decline this year, the 2012 graduating class of law students is still seeing high unemployment and underemployment rates months after graduation.
By Lauren Crawford on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:07 pm
Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in Alachua County this fall are invited to tour schools and meet staff at the Kindergarten Round-Up Wednesday.
By WUFT News on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 29, 2013 at 4:25 pm
The AVID program aids struggling students its second year at Bronson Middle/High School.
By Jesse Pagan on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 3:40 pm
Hard work and dedication helped bring Santa Fe High School’s speech and debate team to the prestigious National Catholic Forensics League’s Grand National Tournament in Philadelphia in May.
By Jensen Werley on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm
Gainesville’s Eastside High School was ranked No. 35 on the Washington Post’s list of most challenging high schools. The school’s ranking dropped 18 spots from last year, but Jeff Charbonnet, the school’s principal, said he is pleased with the results.
By Brittany Bassler on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm
On Monday, Governor Rick Scott signed an education bill that will let the University of Florida offer bachelor’s degrees entirely online. The online degree programs will cost 75 percent of current tuition costs.
By Nickelle Smith on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 5:26 pm
Janine Plavac and Kim Cook are two of the teachers involved in a lawsuit against both the state and district school boards. The suit has filed in response to legislation that requires teachers to be evaluated from student test scores.
By Erik Ugartachea on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:53 pm
The FCAT standardized test begins today in Alachua County schools.
Glen Nichol, Alachua County Teacher of the Year for 2012, has agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement following a sworn complaint for inappropriately touching at least one of his students at Lawton Chiles Elementary School.
Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.