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By Sabrina Alvarez on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm
On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.
By Taylor Widom on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 5:05 pm
Students are now using IDs to board Alachua County school buses. The new system will help keep track of students’ whereabouts as they get on and off buses.
By Amanda Guillen on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary will pilot a behavioral development program for boys, ages 9 to 11, to prevent them from entering the juvenile justice system.
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 Leah Harding on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 2:37 pm
Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month, deputies have been reassigned to each elementary school in Alachua County with hopes of increasing school security.
By WUFT News on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm
More Alachua County students enrolled in school this year, and the unexpected increase sometimes means shufflling teachers and moving students around.