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By Phil Latzman - WLRN on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 6:09 pm
Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott spoke with Miami Herald/WLRN reporter Phil Latzman while he was in Miami this week about a wide variety of issues including the his hopes for this legislative session, his political turn to the left, his support of Medicaid expansion and teacher raises, the issue of internet cafes; plus how to choose a new lieutenant, guns, jobs, the texting-while-driving ban and more.
By Luis Giraldo on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 2, 2013 at 1:58 pm
A special benefit fundraiser will be held Thursday to support the fund and creative arts at the school. The event will run from 5 p.m. to about 10 p.m., and will include visual art displays, student musical performances and refreshments.
By Jessica Kegu on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:43 pm
This year, Florida schools will receive $134.6 million in performance-related funds, with $2,139,922 of that going to schools in the Gainesville area.
By Joe Lancos on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm
Area educators will begin to prepare for the major, national changes to the GED test in 2014.
By Branden Snodgrass on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 6:32 pm
Florida ranked No. 4 in the nation for the percentage of public high school graduates passing Advanced Placement exams. According to College Board’s 9th annual AP report, 27.3 percent of state graduates scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam.
By Jensen Werley on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:26 pm
The Marion County School Board is currently examining the issue of reinstating paddling as a form of disciplinary action.
By Lauren Verno on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 1:45 pm
Santa Fe College is joining 22 other Florida state colleges in offering Gov. Rick Scott’s $10,000 bachelor’s degree program.
By Rachel Crosby on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:36 pm
Gov. Rick Scott plans to pledge over a billion dollars to public schools in the next fiscal year.
By Michal Higdon on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm
Among other positive changes in higher education governance, the University of Florida is awarded $3.75 million for high performance.