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]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.