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Category Archives: Education
By Leah Harding and Virginia Hamrick on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
By Carla Bayron on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 5:14 pm
The second wave of fund allocations for the University of Florida to reach top ten preeminence is underway.
By Jillian de Montluzin on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 11:46 am
Alachua County teachers receive pay raise after five years of negotiations with the school board. Fifteen other counties are still negotiating deals.
By Colleen Wright on November 30th, 2013 | Last updated: December 2, 2013 at 11:58 am
Former Bradford Union Technical Center teacher Juliana Moore believes the school’s mold is to blame for her health issues. Her claims, as well as a document trail, may point to a larger issue than Starke Elementary’s August mold problem.
By Paige Pitisci on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 4:28 pm
Florida’s Board of Governors met earlier Wednesday and unanimously approved Marshall Criser III to be the new university chancellor.
By Jeanna Arroyo on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:01 am
A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.
By Amber Dawson on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:07 pm
Alachua County Public Schools district hosts a series of public forum to address concerns in the search for a new superintendent.
By Viana Bhagan on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:29 am
Student participants of the Growing Education Training program in Alachua County help plant and maintain produce at Cymplify Central. Their produce will be served at Cymply Fresh, a new Gainesville restaurant opening in mid-November.
By Adam Gerstenfeld on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:40 pm
The college ranking game is changing, with university reviewers switching their focus toward the cost pay-off for the average student. New criteria is being considered for college ranking scores.