In a study of 34 developed nations, American students ranked 25th in mathematics, 17th in science and 14th in reading skills. Members of a University of Florida student group called “Gators Can” say they believe these low rankings point out a serious problem for the country’s education. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Bechara reports how these students are trying to solve the issue while spreading awareness.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPEducationalSummit.mp3]
Now in the 2020-2021 school year, school districts have decided to allow proms and graduations since positivity rates continue to decrease. Universal Orlando has cancelled Grad Bash and Gradventure celebrations and plans to resume hosting these events in spring 2022.