Eastside High School in Gainesville received ancient artifacts on Wednesday in honor of Black History Month. And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports, the students also had the opportunity to learn about the Rosewood Massacre in Levy County.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Eastsidewrapfixedforweb.mp3]
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.