Tag Archives: Alachua County public schools

School grades are in and Alachua County’s score drops

By 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 [...]

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Checking your child’s grades? There’s an app for that

By 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 [...]

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Area school buses clear of stalling problem

By 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 [...]

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Alachua County children suffering the playground blues

By 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.

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New Alachua County elementary school begins construction

By 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 [...]

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