The state of Florida has implemented a new algebra end of course exam for all public schools. The results of the exam released yesterday show that Alachua County Public School students are among the top performers in the state. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, this state required exam makes it more challenging for students to graduate high school.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ME Algebra Wrap.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.