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Category Archives: Education
By Shannon Kaestle on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm
Lafayette County education staff receive pay increases 7 months late.
By Wade Millward on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:14 am
A Putnam County High School teacher was suspended for fighting a district employee over an alleged affair. Following his suspension, the teacher’s students showed up to a school board meeting to show their support.
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:46 pm
The property tax revenue would help fund educational salaries and arts programs.
By Jennifer Hernandez on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 1:02 pm
Students in Polk County will be taking home two different report cards this term. The second report, the Fitnessgram, will be an evaluation of their health and fitness levels.
By Bethany Curl on January 27th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 10:54 am
Students in Florida public schools will take the FCAT this spring despite earlier plans to phase out that test in favor of one that measures the new Common Core curriculum, which some districts have already implemented.
By Paul David Mate on January 17th, 2014 | Last updated: January 18, 2014 at 10:05 am
Ann Scott traveled throughout the state, reading to students and awarding their literacy achievements.
By Heather van Blokland on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 10:01 am
Cuts to the Farm Bill by Congress will threaten SNAP-Ed programs in Florida schools.
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.