April 24, 2014

Education

Recovering

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools voted to restore Edward Waters College's accreditation and lifted a six-month probation imposed on Jacksonville University. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

South Korea

"It's a big, wild fight for three years of high school. No friends, no love, just fight." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Russia

"This year, I didn't practice with a tutor because I was confident. Every kid can have a tutor (at) my age." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

China

Ever since Su Ke was small, her family and society have stressed that only a university education would mean having a "good life and earn a lot of salary." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Germany

"I think it's very problematic to make a decision about whether a child is college-prep material at the age of 9." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Ireland

"Someone described our exam system as brutally fair. I thought it was a good description." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Brazil

"Traditionally, our education was too much oriented to content and not enough to thinking and doing." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Florida

"What I like about American education is that it recognizes not everybody has the same strengths." Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Competing Against the World

Americans try to comfort themselves with three thoughts when they hear how poorly U.S. students do on international comparisons: Read more »
Published on 8/1/2006

Carnegie Designation

Under the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's new classification system, the University of South Florida is listed as a research university of very high research activity. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Fast Facts - Education

College credit for Florida high schoolers. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Left Back

Miami lags many other large U.S. cities in a ranking based on percentage of residents over age 25 with a bachelor's degree. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Out-of-Field Teachers

In 2004, the percentage of newly hired teachers in Florida who were not appropriately certified dropped to 10.7%, the lowest level in recent years. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Opportunities

Because of her gender, my daughter is likely to have fewer chances to play on a team than her brother at most colleges in Florida and in the U.S. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Trendsetters - May 2006

Karen Dow, UCF; Peter Murray, Nova Southeastern; Christina Frederick-Recascino, Embry-Riddle; Jay Huebner, UNF; W. Gregory Sawyer, UF; Aswani Volety, FGCU; Greg Tolley, FGCU; Michael

zager, FAU. Read more »

Published on 5/1/2006

Six of 10

In Florida, funding for career education only amounts to about 5% of total education funding and six of every 10 ninth-graders either drop out of high school or don't go on to college if they finish high school. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Northeast Florida Players - March 2006

Ron Stanley, Ed Burr, Kirk Goodman, Peter Bragan Jr., Alan Twaits, Hugh M. Durden, G. Harry Durity, Julius Genachowski, Laura Lasko. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

No-Shows

Percentage of middle school students absent more than 21 days. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Hitting Its Stride

When John Hitt became president of the University of Central Florida in 1992, the school had 20,200 students and was mostly a local resource for community college transfers. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Jeb's Legacy

Jeb Bush's record has established him as one of the most influential governors in Florida's modern history, but which of his initiatives will extend significantly beyond his eight years in office? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

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