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By Leah Harding and Virginia Hamrick on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm
Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.
By Ashley Azpiazu on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 10:53 am
A new Florida Senate bill would require all Florida high schools to provide a college and career readiness class. If passed, students will be required to take an career interest exam to better plan their high school curriculum.
By Taryn Bray on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:18 pm
Marion County School District can no longer fill empty full-time positions with substitute teachers after a ruling on Monday.
By Ebony Joseph on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:19 am
A Marion County Health Department spokesman explains what the virus is that has caused over 200 students and faculty members to be sick at an elementary school.
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 Lindsey Zionts on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Marion County School District launched a free app to improve its communication with parents and students. The app was developed by an Oklahoma-based company that specializes in developing apps for public school districts at no charge.
By Sanika Dange on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm
Another round of budget cuts is hitting the Marion County school district, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, this one could have significant effects on the county’s art and music programs.