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Santa Fe College honors women this month

Seven inspirational women will be honored by Santa Fe College at the Women of Distinction and Women of Promise awards next Tuesday. This prestigious award has been around for more than two decades and has honored acheivements of women from the Alachua to Bradford County service district. WUFT-FM’s Laura McKeeman …

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Taking action against bullying in school

Antagonizing, intimidating, and harassing others can have detrimental effects on someone’s livelihood. As WUFT-FM’s Olivia Link reports, there’s a special focus on bullying on the second Wednesday of February. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/bullywrap.mp3]

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High school student is "Keeper of the Dream"

The observance of Martin Luther King day in Alachua County brings people together, and gives some young people, a chance to speak out on the holiday, sharing some of their thoughts with the community. WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports on an Alachua county teenager, who remembers what Martin Luther King meant …

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Bridging the achievement gap

A new report released today(Tuesday) shows troubling findings among black male students in public schools. According to the report, the gap between black male students and everyone else is widening. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jason Hackett has more on a program at the University of Florida, which is trying to help. …

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Alachua County fares well on SAT scores

Alachua County high school students scored the highest in the state on the S-A-T college entrance exam for the third year in a row. Alachua county students scored 170 points higher than the Florida average and 140 points above the national average. WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub spoke with Alachua County superintendent …

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