The last orthotics and prosthetics bachelor’s and master’s program in the state ended last month. Now, students wanting to stay in the state are unsure how to continue. This story is a part of Untold Florida, a WUFT News series built from your questions.
Discretionary education funds from Florida Lottery's keep dropping and K-12 educators say its not enough. Since 2001, Alachua County’s discretionary funds have dropped from $2,188,467 to $99,456, which equates to about $3.50 per student.
Some Gainesville residents are upset with the construction at Celebration Pointe and the impact the development is having on the native tree population, but Alachua County has a plan to replace the felled trees. Gainesville resident Marion Hylton just hopes those plans are carried out sometime in her lifetime.