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Tag Archives: Education
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: September 12, 2013 at 7:29 am
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.
By Rachel Crosby on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 2:14 pm
The University of Florida’s online graduate business-degree program ranks No. 1 in the state, according to Tuesday’s U.S. News & World Report.
By Danny Gibble on December 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 6:14 pm
Gov. Rick Scott talked about his plans for making Florida education better and more affordable.
By Kelsey Meany, Marc Whiteman and Stephanie Denardo on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm
In a report released Thursday, many teachers were evaluated based on a new value-added score method and reviews by the principals of their school. Many educators are in an uproar about the scores because of inconsistencies between districts and because many teachers have yet to be evaluated.
We bring you the sights and sounds from around Alachua County’s precincts ahead of Tuesday night’s results.
By Kelly Price on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 3:03 pm
Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School faces possible closure from the state due to two consecutive years of F ratings and poor test scores.