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By Alexandra Parish on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm
A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.
By Jeanna Arroyo and Abbey Taub on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 9:04 am
The Alachua County School Board met Wednesday morning to discuss the district’s search for a new superintendent and appointed Hershel Lyons as the interim.
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 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 Lucas Dolengowski on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:49 pm
United Way of North Central Florida activated a new online volunteer feature and received more than $500,000 in grants.
By Audreyanna Loguerre on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Students at the Academy of Criminal Justice at Newberry High School received high honors at the Florida Public Service Association’s state conference. Their teacher, Patrick Treese, also came home with an award for director of the year.
By WUFT News on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2012 at 9:41 am
More fruits and vegetables, more whole grains and no trans-fat. Those are some of the new guidelines appearing on Alachua County public school students’ lunch trays this fall. The newer, healthier standards are being implemented as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.