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Concerns Raised About Corporal Punishment in North Central Florida Schools

By 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.

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New Teacher Residency Program Targets Skilled, Unlikely Educators

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency Program is looking to recruit recent math and science college graduates.

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Scott proposes $1.2 billion more for K-12 public schools

By 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.

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Marion County students miss first days of class over immunization issues

By on August 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Marion County students showed up for their first day of school earlier this week ready to start a new year, but some weren’t allowed into their classrooms. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports on the concern of students without proof of [...]

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Helping children maintain a healthy weight

By on June 21st, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:46 pm

By Alexis Martinez – WUFT-FM The school year has just ended for most public schools.  But one issue remains, obesity in children.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alexis Martinez reports, while schools are trying, a nutritionist says more people need to get [...]

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