Tag Archives: Alachua County public schools
The Florida Department of Education has extended the deadline for input on its new standardized exam by a week.
Finalists for the Alachua County Schools superintendent position to meet with public in May.
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.
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.
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.
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.
United Way of North Central Florida activated a new online volunteer feature and received more than $500,000 in grants.
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.