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Education

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

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

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