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June 24, 2018

Education

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

Innovation and trends at Florida's K-12 schools

lorida's K-12 education system is a key component of the state's economy in at least two ways: Each school district is typically one of the largest employers in its county. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Orange County launches a tech offensive

Orange County this summer announced that it distributed nearly 75,000 computers to students. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Foreign student magnets and specialty schools

Following the lead of colleges and universities, K-1 schools in Florida are enrolling record numbers of foreign students. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

USF launches enhanced guaranteed admission program with regional Florida colleges

FUSE pilot program syncs courses and advising between institutions for pathways to increased degree success. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2016

NSF grant to increase computer science graduates in Florida

As part of a grant from the National Science Foundation, FIU and two other Florida universities will receive $1 million each in student scholarships to remove financial barriers to student success and increase the number of graduates in computer and information technology. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2016

Florida TaxWatch announces top principals in high-risk schools

Principals are critical leaders in the education system. They are effective managers, role models and are the face of the school to the taxpayers. For these reasons and many more, Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy research institute, is proud to have established the Principal Leadership Awards program in 2014 to identify Florida's most effective principals in K-12 public schools. Read more »
Published on 10/18/2016

Gulf Coast State College's Unmanned Vehicle Systems program earns accreditation

Gulf Coast State College has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer an Associate in Science in Unmanned Vehicle Systems, the first to receive that designation in the Florida College System/FCS. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2016

Game-changer for student businesses

Two student-run companies have acquired high-traffic retail space in the Reitz Student Union for a full academic year. Read more »
Published on 9/30/2016

FDOT announces partnership with Florida Polytechnic University to develop SunTrax test facility

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Jim Boxold announced a long-term partnership between FDOT and Florida Polytechnic University to construct the new, state-of-the-art transportation technology testing facility, SunTrax. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2016

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