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Education

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

When Occasional Cocaine Use Becomes Serious

Read about one man's struggles with cocaine addiction. Millions of other Americans are at risk of falling into the same vicious cycle. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

University Spin Game

Success is rare and slow for spinoff companies, but the potential rewards -- visibility and income -- keep schools playing. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

UF: License to Shill

The University of Florida’s Gator Nation license plate in 2007 became Florida’s first specialty license plate to sell more than 100,000 in a single year. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Teens Flying Planes, Not as Scary as You Might Think

Teacher Paul Hershorin leads a new aviation careers program at Boynton Beach High School, part of Palm Beach County Schools’ career academies program. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Football's Old College Try

A startup professional league hopes to capitalize on Florida's passion for college football. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

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