Tag Archives: Education

Clay County Improves Attendance, Discipline with Classroom Technology

By on April 24th, 2014 | Last updated: April 24, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Clay County School District recently implemented iPad technology into its curriculum as part of a district-wide initiative to improve attendance and behavior.

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Eastside High School Reaches Top 50 Most Challenging Schools

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Eastside High School ranked No. 27 among top challenging high schools in the nation.

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Clay County Schools Reassessing Suicide Prevention Resources

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Following three student suicides this year, Clay County School District is launching an outreach initiative to help students, parents and school personnel identify at-risk students and link them with resources.

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In The News: Man Arrested For Boston Marathon Scare, Missing Toddler Found in Arcade Machine, Teacher Accused of Ordering Student Attack, U.S. Representative Introduces ‘Max Tax’

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Man arrested after backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line – Boston police took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street near the Boston Marathon finish line. The police safely [...]

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Buchholz High School Students Prepare Community Tax Returns

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am

Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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Marion County Set to Change Cyberbullying Prevention Policy

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:04 pm

Marion County public schools have updated the 2014-2015 Code of Conduct. It now includes a way for administrators to address cyberbullying cases that occur off campus.

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Last Catholic School in Citrus County Faces Potential Closure

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 7, 2014 at 8:22 am

Pope John Paul II Catholic School, the only catholic school in Citrus County, could be shut down this June because of its failure to meet the diocese’s benchmarks for enrollment and renovations.

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New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program is looking to recruit recent math and science college graduates.

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More Teachers Teach Outside Of Expertise In Low-Performing Schools

By on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 7:34 pm

In a study by the Florida Department of Education, low-performing schools were found to have a higher number of out-of-field teachers.

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How Florida Pivoted In Replacing the FCAT And What Happens Next

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 8:39 am

The state of Florida has accepted a new bid to design and oversee the newest standardized test, which will replace the FCAT beginning next year.

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