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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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.