Schools around the country are facing cuts in areas related to the arts. With economic stress constantly looming, it often seems music education program cannot stay afloat. There are, however, those that fight every day to prove the value of music in public schools. Florida’s 89-point-one’s Laura McKeeman brings us more from a group of people who strongly support music in schools. They are hanging on to the existence of music in the classroom by a thread, but their grasps are firm and deliberate.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/McKeemanProject.mp3]
Saying Goodbye To The ‘Gator Bait’ Cheer: UF Will Drop Phrase With Ties To ‘Horrific Historic Racist Imagery’
University of Florida President Kent Fuchs announced in an email Thursday afternoon a lengthy list of changes the school will be enacting as part of its effort to address racism and inequity including the discontinuation of the "Gator Bait" cheer at UF sporting events.