April 24, 2014

Education

Class Acts

Among the cream of this year's graduating class are students who have succeeded both academically and outside the classroom. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Hitting the Books

Four years ago, Raymond James Financial partnered with Mount Vernon Elementary School in St. Petersburg as part of the statewide Partnership to Advance School Success (PASS) program. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

UNF's New Nursing Program

The University of North Florida's School of Nursing is starting a nurse anesthetist program to be headed by nurse anesthesia educator John P. McDonough. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

School Blues

The future of Florida's schools is playing out as much in the courtroom as in the classroom. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

In the Game

As the inaugural class hits its second semester at the University of Central Florida's graduate school for video game developers, the city is carving out a "digital media village" to surround the downtown Orlando campus. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Elite Company

In settling allegations that it misused federal research dollars, Florida International University joins highly select company. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Success, At A Price

An engineering research center helped Florida International University build a national reputation. But the school is now paying millions to settle allegations that the center misused federal grant money. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Class Project

While central Florida can boast of having NASA and a host of high-tech companies in its back yard, the faculties at its local schools mirror those nationwide in having too few qualified math and science instructors. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Prime Time

Two years ago, Florida Atlantic University's upstart football team, in just its third season, set NCAA records as the youngest division I-AA team to defeat a division I opponent. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Critical Condition

Jean Wortock, the nursing dean at St. Petersburg College, is worried. With just weeks to go before classes begin, she's short about five instructors and is wondering whether she'll be able to fill the slots in time. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Paramount Duty

Vouchers, known as "opportunity scholarships," pay for students at "failing" public schools to attend private, even religious, schools. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Safety

Most who encounter evidence of sexual abuse either don't recognize it for what it is or don't know what to do. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

The Evolving MBA

Worldwide, the number of applicants for MBA programs has flattened over the past several years, with one exception: The executive MBA, or EMBA, has remained strong. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

A Lifelong Endeavor

At a time when policy-makers are embracing the need for more technical skills among the workforce, Lewis Duncan is something of a paradox -- a scientist advocating the need for a liberal arts education. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Classroom Struggle

A construction project to relieve school crowding is at a standstill - four years after talks first began. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Sudden Impact

Rapid growth has prompted a number of central Florida governments to impose huge jumps in fees levied against new homes to help pay for road improvements, schools and other infrastructure made necessary by the growth. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Degrees of Frustration

No one's happy in higher education these days. In the short term, the disquiet has to do with how power is distributed among the Legislature, governor, educational bureaucracy and administrators of the state's colleges and universities. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Aid For Everybody?

In 1979, the state's private, non-profit colleges persuaded the Florida Legislature to create a package of financial aid available to Florida residents who wanted to attend Florida-based private schools. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Cloud of Turmoil

In seven years as president of Edward Waters College, Jimmie Jenkins led the school from the brink of academic and financial bankruptcy to the threshold of respectability. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Alternatives

Pinellas joins Orange and Bay counties in hiring a private company to deal with disruptive students. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

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