Tag Archives: poverty

Energy Burden

Energy comes at a much greater cost for Gainesville’s poor, from the portion of income spent on utilities to the number of days without power after Hurricane Irma. A special report on why the poor pay more, and what we can do.​

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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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