By Daniela Mencos on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 19, 2014 at 10:52 am
State Education Board approves Common Core tweaks during meeting – The state Board of Education approved revisions to the Common Core Standards, which outlines what Florida students should know at each grade level. State Education Commissioner Pam Stewart proposed enacting a simple [...]
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By jadames on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 1:59 pm
Florida CFO Jeff Atwater applying for FAU presidency post – Florida CFO Jeff Atwater will be one of about 50 considered for the presidential post at Florida Atlantic University. If the Cabinet Republican is hired, Gov. Rick Scott will appoint a [...]
By Robert Judin on December 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 3:21 pm
Over the years, the University of Florida has accumulated 31 national championships in 12 sports, but there is one sports terrain it has yet to dominate – the ice.
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By Cristina Mendez on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:09 pm
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Veterans and undocumented students are pushing for a change in the state policy that forces them to pay out-of-state tuition. The FSU Veterans Center, UF Students for a Democratic Society and CHISPAS UF are protesting the current policy.
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By Sam Burroughs on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 10:26 am
Clarification: Fire assessment increase passes final hearing – The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners has voted to raise the fire assessment tax, a yearly fee paid by property owners that is used for firefighters’ salaries and operational costs, from [...]
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By Breanna Maye on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm
Florida State University’s Dance Marathon committee is presenting Shands Hospital with over $700,000 Friday. The money will be used to renovate the Shands neonatal intensive care unit.
Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.
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By Elle Newbold on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm
University of Florida and Florida State University researchers are collaborating on Health IMPACTS, a project that collects information related to youth concussion management and health risks. The initial information is gathered from primary care practices in the Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Orlando areas.
By Mina Radman on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 10:10 am
Obamacare in Florida: Florida officials re-thinking opposition to ‘Obamacare’ – “Just a week after the re-election of Barack Obama ended all Republican hopes of overturning the new health care law known as “Obamacare,” Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida leaders [...]
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