As summer comes to an end, teachers are preparing for the first day of classes. Marion County teacher Chris Carlisle starts his first day of teaching at West Port High School on Monday. Carlisle was a lawyer for several years before becoming a teacher at a community college. Carlisle says he has been in training and orientations all week in preparation for the first day.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/08/New-Teacher-QA.mp3|titles=New Teacher Q&A]
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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.