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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.
By Blake Alderman on July 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:10 pm
School grades are out, and the Alachua County Public School District got some bad news. The district grade just dropped to a “B”. The grading system is based off of the past year’s FCAT scores. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports officials [...]
By Rachel Stern on April 30th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm
Keeping track of your children’s grades is now at the palm of your hands. Alachua County Public Schools Public Information Officer Jackie Johnson says a new app will allow parents to stay up to date with their children’s progress in [...]
By Jillian de Montluzin on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm
The federal government is investigating a potential problem with school buses used across the nation. Alachua County Public Schools Transportation Director Harrell Harrison says parents don’t have to worry about the school buses in the county. The model in question [...]
By Lisa Greenberg on April 9th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:22 pm
The high pollen levels in Gainesville have many children sniffling. As WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg reports, doctors have seen more children affected by pollen allergies this spring compared to the last.
By Sanika Dange on June 8th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:00 am
By Sanika Dange – WUFT-FM School district officials say construction on Alachua County’s newest elementary school is setting standards higher. It will open in time for fall of 20-12 and will relieve overpopulated school zones on the western side of [...]