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Mauhe Almeida

Mauhe is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Providing Tracking Devices To Children With Autism in Putnam County

Putnam Project Lighthouse, a nonprofit group, is providing GPS tracking devices to people with autism or dementia who have a history of wandering or "eloping." The project officially launched on Tuesday with the support of the Putnam County School Board, the Sunrise Rotary of Palatka and others. Founder Leigh Merryday Porch's son, Callum, was the first to receive a bracelet.

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National Assessment Of Education Progress Scores Low In Florida

The 2015 scores for the National Assessment of Education Progress exam (NAEP) are out, and the overall results were low for Florida and the nation as a whole. The scores for Florida's eighth graders in the national math exam were lower than two years ago. Despite these low scores, Duval County Public schools were ranked among the top districts in the U.S. in both reading and math.

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