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The University of Florida College of Engineering Reaches Out to Elementary Students

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 3:25 pm

University of Florida engineering students hosted a day of science activities on campus for fourth- and fifth-grade students from Idylwild Elementary School on October 30.

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School Known for Inclusion Uses Technology in Special Education

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Newberry Elementary’s students with disabilities have performed better than the statewide average.

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Kindergarteners’ parents invited to preview schools at Round-Up

By on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in Alachua County this fall are invited to tour schools and meet staff at the Kindergarten Round-Up Wednesday.

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In the News: Sandusky dispute, School safety fund increase, Graduation options, Police chase, Arms airlift

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 11:00 am

Sandusky: Paterno would not have let me coach if he thought I was a pedophile – Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State assistant football coach, disputed the account of a key witness in his first interview since going to prison in [...]

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Tax referendum allows voters to decide on arts education

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:51 pm

A tax referendum on the November ballot allows Alachua County voters to decide whether to continue publicly funding arts and music programs in local schools.

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Longer days for some children in Alachua County

By on August 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm

For some students in Alachua County, the school day will be a little longer this year. Seven elementary schools will have their days extended by an hour after they ranked in the 100 lowest performing schools in the state.  

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Marion County back to school information

By on August 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:56 pm

In Marion County , with new students and new schedules this year, officials say  parents may wish to visit their child’s school during orientation sessions. These events give parents and students the opportunity to become accustomed to their new or [...]

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