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


"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


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


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

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

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