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December 12, 2017

Education

Gov. Scott: We will fight to make higher education more affordable

On Tuesday, Governor Rick Scott announced his “Finish in Four, Save More” legislative and budget proposals to encourage colleges and universities to continue to make higher education more affordable for students and also help students graduate in four years. Read more »
Published on 1/11/2017

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide ranked 1st for online education by U.S. News

In recognition of its high-quality education focused on student engagement and world-class faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide has been ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 list for best online bachelor's degrees in the nation. Read more »
Published on 1/10/2017

FSU researchers win grants to propel research into business ideas

Researchers Yaacov Petscher, Scott Stagg, Joseph Schlenoff and Biwu Ma will receive a combined total of more than $150,000 to work on projects such as creating an application that helps teachers properly group students for instruction and manufacturing a cheaper LED lightbulb. Read more »
Published on 12/20/2016

Florida continues to close the achievement gap as graduation rates jump to 13-year high

Statewide rate increased by 2.8 percentage points since last year Read more »
Published on 12/20/2016

Florida Tech ranked among best in U.S. for graduate employability

Prestigious Times Higher Education releases new survey on hiring grads Read more »
Published on 12/13/2016

Superintendent Barbara Jenkins is Florida Superintendent of the Year

Announcement made by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents Read more »
Published on 12/1/2016

Florida Department of Education releases new online tool to empower and inform Florida families

The Florida Department of Education launched a new website that will help Florida families make critical education decisions by enabling them to access school and district-level data and will better inform families about the state's college and career ready standards and the quality of learning taking place in their students' classrooms. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2016

What will Florida education look like under a Trump presidency?

What will Florida education look like under a Trump presidency? Key observers suggest that the future of education policy, both nationally and in Florida, is in a wait-and-see mode. Even... Read more »
Published on 11/29/2016

Parting thoughts from UWF's Judith Bense

Judith Bense is retiring at the end of this month after more than eight years as president of the University of West Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

UF No. 1 among public universities for graduate employability

U.S. employers say the University of Florida is the best public university in the country for finding new hires, according to the latest Times Higher Education rankings of the top universities in the nation for graduate employability. Read more »
Published on 11/22/2016

UF ranks third nationally for licensing its technologies

The University of Florida is ranked third in the nation for licenses and options executed on technologies developed at the university level, a measure of how successful its ideas are in the marketplace. Read more »
Published on 11/18/2016

Florida TaxWatch recognizes top principals in high-risk schools

Three winners from Broward, Washington and Miami-Dade Counties receive $5,000 for their exemplary work helping students succeed Read more »
Published on 11/18/2016

Miami Dade College President Eduardo J. Padrón to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Message from the Chair of Miami Dade College to the Board of Trustees Read more »
Published on 11/17/2016

FIU's environmental research expands

FIU will expand its scientific environmental research capabilities by joining a new venture with the Rookery Bay Reserve in Collier County. Read more »
Published on 11/16/2016

University of Florida's new plan for online education

The University of Florida is retooling its effort to offer fully online undergraduate degrees to first-time-in-college students, stepping back from its goal to enroll tens of thousands of students in favor of a smaller, though perhaps more pragmatic, plan. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2016

SPC President Bill Law announces his resignation

At this morning's monthly Board of Trustees meeting, St. Petersburg College President Bill Law announced his resignation effective July 1, 2017. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2016

Athletes have coaches, why can't teachers have coaches?

Scholars at the University of Florida's College of Education and two nonprofit educational organizations are recommending just that: all teachers should have a skilled coach as a way to improve the nation's educational system. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2016

Maritime Professional Training celebrates grand opening of new SMART Center

The new 25,000-square-foot expansion of Maritime Professional Training's main Fort Lauderdale facility is now open for business. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2016

Breaking barriers in education with Innovation

Seven years ago, the Doral Academy, a collection of public charter schools built on a former industrial site next to Florida's Turnpike in Miami-Dade County, combined middle and high schools and posted the highest AP passing rates in Miami-Dade. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

The Principal's role

Principals are the key element in improving a school, but their powers are limited. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

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