Many of the nation’s leaders are turning their attention to public education-making it a popular campaign issue point during the mid-term elections. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Dan Katz sat down with Don Pemberton, the head of the University of Florida’s Lastinger Center for Learning. They discussed his thoughts on public education, what can be done to improve it, and how he was inspired by a special teacher.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/dkeducationwrapfinal.mp3]
Construction of the two new UF Health Shands hospitals is ahead of schedule. The twin hospitals will bring more specialization in heart and cardiovascular diseases and neuromedicine units.