August 28, 2014

Education

Schools Doing More with Less

Every education district in Florida has had to face an extra challenge this school year. They each received an average of $310 less per student for 2008-2009 than in the previous year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Beating Dyslexia in Duval

A third of Duval County 10th-graders cannot read at grade level, according to the latest FCAT scores. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Screenplays by the Book

Using their trademarked, web-based
multimedia program, along with computers and editing equipment, two UCF professors are enticing middle and high school students to read by helping them create Hollywood film-type “trailers” for digital bo Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

New Degrees Enhance Indian River College

Since January, 1,000 wannabe teachers, nurses and healthcare managers have enrolled in nine new baccalaureate degree programs. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

'Petroleomics'

An FSU professor's technology helps oil companies work more efficiently. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Research Funding Fall at UF

University of Florida research funding fell $21.5 million to $561.5 million this year. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

The Power of School Choice

The Florida Supreme Court may have removed two amendments relating to the use of vouchers in the public school system from the November ballot, but the issue of introducing more choice into the schools won’t go away, nor should it. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Orange Schools Save a Bundle by Rescheduling Day

Faced with $94 million in state budget cuts and higher operating costs for its bus system, the Orange County School District flipped classroom hours this fall for high schools and middle schools. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Education: Striving for Excellence

Florida’s educational system makes workforce readiness the top priority at every level. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Evening Program at Flagler College Paying Off

Students in the school’s public administration program have generated nearly $1 million in grant money this year for St. Johns County. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Growing Mission for Sante Fe College, Others

Gainesville’s Santa Fe is among the latest state community colleges to drop “community” from its name. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Shred of Dignity for Disabled Workers

Two years ago, the Louise Graham Regeneration Center, which employs developmentally disabled adults at its St. Petersburg paper recycling plant, nearly shut down. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Trendsetters in Education

Andrea Kilpatrick certainly has the stellar academic and career resume — Princeton, Harvard law and Oxford and McKinsey & Co. consulting. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

FSU, Mayo Clinic Collaborate On Diseases

Their mutual work on cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s has prompted Florida State University and Mayo Clinic Florida to team up. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Super Simulation

With a new IBM supercomputer hundreds of times more powerful than a PC, the Institute of Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida is helping the Army simulate large-scale, real-time operations that can involve soldiers anywhere in the Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Names Behind UF's Brain Drain

UF is operating with $69 million less than a year ago. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Leading FGCU

Wilson G. Bradshaw became Florida Gulf Coast University’s third president in November amid rapid growth both in enrollment and facilities. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

College Program Aids Low-Income Students

Jacksonville Commitment guarantees the full cost of college to any low-income public high school graduate in Duval County who meets admissions standards. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

UCF Sheds Light on Cell Phones

UCF professors designed LED display screens that can be viewed in direct sunlight. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Cocaine Is Back, Killing More Than Ever

The signs: Increased business at rehab centers. Those "Ski"-related personal ads. A big spike in death rates. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

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