The first day of the school year is just a few days away for many North Florida school districts. While there is excitement for some children and parents, it’s not without its stressful moments too. University of Florida Professor of Education, Dorene Ross, talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski, about ways to help deal with the start of a new school year:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/backtoschoolTK.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.