Tag Archives: Alachua County School District

Charter school enrollment could draw from public resources

An increase in Charter School enrollment nationwide may be drawing money away from public school. Alachua County School Board Member Gunnar Paulson says funding has increased for the charter schools in Alachua County, leaving public schools behind. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/04/paulson5.mp3] He says the state is focusing more attention on charter schools, but …

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Marion County schools, Ocala utilities at odds

The City of Gainesville and Alachua County School District resolved an issue regarding utility fees last year. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, the city of Ocala and Marion County School District are now having a similar issue. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FP-Stormwater-Fees-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP Stormwater Fees WRAP]

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Class size fines under review

The Alachua County school district is beginning to review a potential fine it faces because of class size violations. Public Schools Spokeswoman Jackie Johnson says the district knew there would be a penalty because it was unwilling to compromise education to meet the class size limits. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/JOHNSON4.mp3] She says the district …

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