Classroom teachers are on the front lines when it comes to educating children. And for one Alachua County teacher, the special efforts and work he’s passionate about is being rewarded with a national award. Dr. Don DeVito talked with WUFT-FM’s Chris Day about the award, and his work helping children at the Sidney Lanier School in Gainesville.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/CHRISDAY FP.MP3]
Approximately 1.6 million children in the United States live on the streets every night. Interface Youth Center is working in Gainesville to combat this problem and educate the public on the resources available to any child or family in trouble.