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Local Author Educates Children About Sexual Abuse

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 4:40 pm

Author Kandra Albury wants to start a dialogue about sexual abuse with children and their parents with the help of her book “Don’t You Dare Touch Me There!”

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North Florida severe flu cases on the rise

By on January 10th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 9:12 am

This year’s flu season is seeing an increase of severe cases especially among young people.

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(Updated) Who Stole Hawthorne’s School Buses?

By and on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:05 pm

In the end, the school buses stolen in Alachua and Flagler counties earlier this school year essentially just switched places. Now, after a two-month absence, they’re back where they belong.

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Alachua County School Board Hunting For Its New Superintendent

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Alachua County School Board members held the first of three forums to gather community input on what qualities are most important in the next superintendent of Alachua County Public Schools.

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Deadline Extended For Alachua Students To Receive Free Flu Vaccines

By on September 16th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Parents of Alachua County students have 10 extra days to consent to free flu vaccines, which will be administered in schools at the start of October.

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First day of FCAT begins in schools

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:53 pm

The FCAT standardized test begins today in Alachua County schools.

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Former Alachua County teacher gets deferred prosecution

By and on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Glen Nichol, Alachua County Teacher of the Year for 2012, has agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement following a sworn complaint for inappropriately touching at least one of his students at Lawton Chiles Elementary School.

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School bus, motorcycle crash temporarily closes NE 23rd Avenue

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm

An Alachua County school bus was hit by a motorcycle today. GPD is investigating the crash.

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Some question whether Florida House bill allowing county levy for school security will be enough

By and on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm

A measure moving through the Florida House will allow voters to authorize counties to levy a special tax for providing more security for school. WUFT’s Sonika Dange takes a look at the bill and the perspective of some who say this move is not enough.

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Applications for School Choice in Alachua County due Feb. 15

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 9:16 pm

Parents who want their children to attend school during the 2013-2014 school year outside their current zoned schools can still submit applications until Feb. 15.

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