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By Andrew Kays on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 4:06 pm
According to a letter from the Alachua County Superintendent of Schools Owen Roberts, FAIR testing for students in kindergarten through the second grade has been cancelled for the year. The test will be temporarily replaced by an observational sheet for each student.
By Qianwen Zhang on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 11:14 am
Alachua County Public School juniors continue to outperform their peers in the state on the ACT college entrance exam in 2014 and almost achieve the national average score by students who are graduating. The average overall score for Alachua County juniors is [...]
By Amanda Di Lella on September 11th, 2014 | Last updated: September 11, 2014 at 7:13 pm
An Alachua County teacher is refusing to administer a state-mandated test to her students.
By Taylor Widom on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:05 pm
Students are now using IDs to board Alachua County school buses. The new system will help keep track of students’ whereabouts as they get on and off buses.
By Aubrey Stolzenberg on September 4th, 2014 | Last updated: September 3, 2014 at 6:01 pm
The Florida Department of Education has extended the deadline for input on its new standardized exam by a week.
By Alyssa Fisher 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.
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.