Local government officials and United Way are turning the page on distributing children’s books to childcare centers across Gainesville. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Bachman reports, the company is working hard to improve school readiness and increase graduation rates.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPUnitedWayDay.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.