The number of students registered for kindergarten in Marion County is smaller than expected this year, worrying some school officials. With only seven weeks before the start of school, 1500 students have registered, about half of what would be considered normal. WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo talked with Marion County Executive Director of Elementary Education Chris Sandy about the alarmingly small number of kindergarteners.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Kindergarten Q and A.mp3]
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Alachua County voters will decide in the November election whether to pay a higher sales tax to help local schools fund renovations, repairs and expansions.