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By Erik Ugartachea on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 4:53 pm
The FCAT standardized test begins today in Alachua County schools.
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.
By Alexa Volland 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.
By Sanika Dange and Michal Higdon 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.
By Audreyanna Loguerre 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.
By Emily Miller on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 3, 2012 at 5:16 pm
The Alachua County School Board unanimously approved an application for a nearly year-round charter school on Tuesday, finding that the application met state standards. Boulware Springs Charter School is set to open in July. According to county documents, the superintendent [...]
By Cassandra Vangellow on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:46 am
First lady Michelle Obama’s focus on improving the quality of food in schools has brought attention to the need for Alachua County kids to eat healthier.
By Alexys Martinez on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:45 pm
Florida lawmakers are pushing for schools to be required to have epinephrine on hand in hopes to counteract allergic reactions in students. Currently, the drug can only be administered if it is prescribed to the student.
By Front Page Edition on August 20th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:34 pm
By Steven Gallo – WUFT-FM Tens of thousands of young students across North Central Florida headed back to school today. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo checked in with Alachua County Schools spokeswoman Jackie Johnson who says overall, the first day of [...]