December 17, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 2/5/2013

› Social media at center of marketing, public relations campaigns in South Florida
Just how pivotal social media is to successful and impactful marketing public relations campaigns was illustrated in this year's 2013 Bernays Awards presented by The Gold Coast PR Council.

› Florida Prepaid College program deadline extended
If you want to apply for a Florida Prepaid College program, we've got good news. The Florida Prepaid College board has extended the online application deadline to buy a prepaid college plan.

› Urban League confirms Lauderdale as 2015 host city
For the past decade, the National Urban League has held its mid-winter training conference in Fort Lauderdale. But South Florida was not on the radar to a host its national conference -- until about three years ago.

› Some private schools can give FCAT next year
Thanks to a new state law, private schools that take part in the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program — a voucher program for low-income kids — can give their students the FCAT (or state end-of-course exams), if they want. So far, they aren’t exactly tripping over themselves to get those testing applications filed.

Tags: Daily Pulse

In case you missed it:

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Trend Video Pick

NASA: Holiday lights can be seen from space
NASA: Holiday lights can be seen from space

It’s official: our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space. See the NASA video.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How do you feel about the historic decision to remodel US-Cuba relations?

  • Well, it's about time!
  • I'm cautiously optimistic...
  • I'm skeptical about this at best...
  • Not in favor at all: Keep the embargo strong!

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe