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Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society at Santa Fe College, organized a drive to raise money to buy school supplies for elementary and middle school students in east Gainesville.
This year’s sales tax holiday, which begins on Friday, has been extended to 10-days. Eligible items include clothing priced under $100, school supplies $15 or less per item and personal computers on the first $750 of sale prices.
The Alachua County Commission met Tuesday to discuss police presence in schools. Discussions reached a stalemate as Superintendent Owen Roberts did not approve the request for police due to funding limits.
Senator Joe Negron proposed to limit baccalaureate programs in Florida community colleges in a recent Senate Higher Education Committee. Santa Fe provost Ed Bonahue argues that the attention should be placed on enrollment, not the programs.
More than 27 Florida counties are participating in a campaign to help fight influenza this season by giving free inhaled flu vaccines to students enrolled in elementary through high school. The campaign is being promoted by Healthy Schools LLC and Families Fighting Flu.
The college ranking game is changing, with university reviewers switching their focus toward the cost pay-off for the average student. New criteria is being considered for college ranking scores.
By Robert Lopez WUFT-FM In the first overhaul of school nutrition in 15 years, all schools around the country must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new school food rules this school year. Florida schools have dealt with […]
In a college town like Gainesville, a few sleepless nights due to partying is nothing out of the ordinary. But for others sleepless nights is a necessity, because of their jobs.
Many schools are finished for the year. WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Patrick Wneck , director of curriculum for Levy County School board about any programs that are going on this summer that will keep kids busy. School ends Friday in […]