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Florida Inches Closer to Other States in Tuition Charged Undocumented Students

By and on May 1st, 2014 | Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Florida may soon offer undocumented students in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, joining the ranks of 20 other states with similar tuition equity laws and policies.

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Alachua County Superintendent Finalists To Answer Questions

By on April 30th, 2014 | Last updated: April 30, 2014 at 12:33 pm

Finalists for the Alachua County Schools superintendent position to meet with public in May.

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Hernando Parents Fear Potential School Closures Despite Poor Facilities

By on April 28th, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Students would have to bus an extra 14 miles should Westside Elementary close.

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Clay County Improves Attendance, Discipline with Classroom Technology

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 10:28 am

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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