April 24, 2014

Education

High-Water Mark

USF's Peter Betzer has used both academic and political acumen to build a powerhouse marine program -- and has capped his tenure with a big high-tech partnership with a Silicon Valley firm. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

UNF's $170-Million Plan

With enrollment growing by 500 to 1,000 students every year, the 16,000-student University of North Florida is embarking on a $170-million expansion. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Charters' Place

Over the past eight years, groups across Florida have been starting charter schools at an average rate of about 40 a year. There are now about 370 charter schools in the state. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Classroom Aid

University of Miami lecturer Andrew Green is interested in how technology can make learning more interesting and effective. But he's been skeptical of how podcasting fits into the classroom. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Addressing a Need

Florida International University's School of Nursing is now a free-standing college Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Transitioning to Teaching

Florida Atlantic University's College of Education will receive $1.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education's Transition to Teaching program. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

Price of Honesty

The federal government denied financial aid to 9,180 Florida college students from 1998 to August 2005 because they admitted having been convicted of either selling or possessing drugs. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Loan of Contention

Students from Florida schools usually have among the highest rates in the country of defaulting on their federal student loans. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southeast: Sure and Steady Growth

Rural incentives and big-city resources are right for business. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

North Central: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Transportation connections and skilled workers offer economic clout. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Central/Space Coast: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Businesses thrive on solid roots in aviation and tourism. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tampa Bay: Reaching New Heights

High-impact industries drive growth to new heights. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Splendor In The Class

Jeanette Johnson and her faculty at the new Lorenzo Walker Technical High School in Naples are thinking way beyond FCATs. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The Admissions Squeeze

Students are finding it harder to get into the state's schools - and a crisis looms as the competition intensifies over the next five years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Salaries

Principals in Broward County elementary, middle and high schools are the highest paid in the state:< Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

New Contract

Florida International University President Mitch Maidique has agreed to a new three-year contract that could pay him more than $500,000 a year in base salary, bonuses and supplemental compensation. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Top 10 Reasons to Do Business in Florida

1. Leadership Florida has a robust base of technology- driven businesses, with 19,838 high-tech companies employing 265,484 high-tech/high-skill workers, plus a significant and growing presence in many new economy sectors.... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

A Ready, Responsive Workforce Partnership

From the moment Cardinal Glass announced in October 2005 that it would be constructing a $22 million plant in Marion County--and that the plant would eventually bring some 200 jobs... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Educational Excellence at Every Level

From pre-K through college, Florida is committed to preparing students for 21st-century opportunities. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Hands-On Science

Volunteers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties' 235 fifth-grade classrooms will be guiding students in building telescopes, discovering kinetic energy and removing pollution from water (and more), as part of a plan to make science more exciting. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

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