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By Perri Konecky on April 14th, 2014 | Last updated: April 14, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Suwannee County School District has the highest number of corporal punishment incidents in Florida for the 2011-12 school year. Founder of Floridians Against Corporal Punishment in Public School has made Suwannee County the next goal of his civil rights campaign.
By Alexandra Parish on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm
A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.
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 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.
By Chip Skambis on October 16th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:31 pm
The Florida Department of Education’s 5-year plan sets student achievement goals that differ between racial groups.
By Catherine Awasthi on August 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm
As school supplies are flying off the shelves and lesson plans are perfected, the Florida Department of Education is also making some final preparations for the start of the new public school year. It has been a very active past [...]
By Blake Alderman on May 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:08 am
The Florida Department of Education reported Alachua County high school students outperformed their peers statewide on the new FCAT biology and geometry tests. Alachua County School spokeswoman Jackie Johnson says that she is not surprised with the scores. Johnson also added with [...]