The State Board of Education is voting today on changes that could cause more schools to receive failing grades. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Alpern reports school administrators say Alachua County schools may be hurt by these changes.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SchoolgradechangeWRAP.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.