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Category Archives: Education
By Stephanie Fuenmayor on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:48 am
St. Gerard Campus aims to assist and educate pregnant teenagers and unwed mothers, and it may be getting a new science lab courtesy of a $30,000 Meninak Club of Jacksonville donation.
By Beatrice Dupuy on October 8th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 8:29 pm
Hawthorne students and residents may have the option to take college level courses at Hawthorne Middle/High School as soon as next year.
By Cristina Mendez on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:09 pm
(Photo: Matthew Spence/Flickr)
Veterans and undocumented students are pushing for a change in the state policy that forces them to pay out-of-state tuition. The FSU Veterans Center, UF Students for a Democratic Society and CHISPAS UF are protesting the current policy.
By Jennifer Cole on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
A recent study conducted by Florida TaxWatch examined the effectiveness of the Florida Boys & Girls Clubs. The study found participants are scoring higher on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT), graduating on time and committing fewer juvenile crimes.
By Ebony Joseph on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:20 am
Abraham Lincoln Middle School student Sidhika Balachandar’s seventh grade science project about soundproofing placed second in the Broadcom Masters National Science competition.
By Natanya Spies on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm
During a discussion on Wednesday with the Retired Faculty of UF, Bernie Machen outlined the three initiatives he plans to focus on in his last year as president.
By Taryn Tacher on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:46 pm
Community members can help Alachua County teachers by donating classroom supplies through a new interactive online portal. Teachers can make grant requests up to $1,500 for various supplies such as books, iPads and printers.
By Garrett Bruno on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 9:07 am
The College Board, creator of the SAT, released a report stating only 43 percent of graduating high school students are ready for college-level course work.
By Nick Hahn on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 4:14 pm
The College of Central Florida is looking to expand its information technology program after receiving $3,173,583 from the United States Department of Labor.
By Rachel Stern on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 4:18 pm
Gov. Rick Scott announced he wants Florida to determine its own education testing standards and no longer work with PARCC. Alachua County school board member Eileen Roy said parents are tired of the frenzy of ever-changing tests.