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Education

Fla. bill would pay all starting teachers $50K

Fla. bill would pay all starting teachers $50KA bill introduced by a Florida lawmaker Wednesday would raise the minimum wage for teachers in the Sunshine State to $50,000.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
On Your Side

Looking for student loan forgiveness, do your homework

Looking for student loan forgiveness, do your homeworkI was looking for help with my student loans, now I am getting threats
  • On Your Side
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Education

Gov. Scott to propose more money for Florida schools

Gov. Scott to propose more money for Florida schoolsThe proposal calls for an additional $842.5 million to be spent on public schools, or $261 more per student.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

FSCJ president weighs in on free community college plan

FSCJ president weighs in on free community college planA plan to pick up the tuition bill for students who attend community college is being rolled out by President Obama who offered more details during a visit to a college in Tennessee on Friday.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

Obama proposes publicly funded community colleges for all

Obama proposes publicly funded community colleges for allObama proposes publicly funded community colleges for all
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

School Choice Expo expects big crowd

School Choice Expo expects big crowdThe biggest event hosted by Duval County Schools called the School Choice Expo is this Saturday, Jan. 10, which allows parents and students to shop academic options.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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FSCJ president weighs in on free community college plan

FSCJ president weighs in on free community college planA plan to pick up the tuition bill for students who attend community college is being rolled out by President Obama who offered more details during a visit to a college in Tennessee on Friday.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Education

School Choice Expo expects big crowd

School Choice Expo expects big crowdSchool Choice Expo expects big crowd
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

Burglary spree at UNF under investigation

Burglary spree at UNF under investigationPolice are investigating a string of burglaries at The Flats, a student housing complex near the University of North Florida. Lisa Robbins reports.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Education

Crews remove great oak from Episcopal

Crews remove great oak from EpiscopalIt's been a landmark at Episcopal School of Jacksonville for years. But on Monday, crews removed the great oak. Roger Weeder reports.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Retired bookkeeper gets calls about school's debt

Retired bookkeeper gets calls about school's debtKaren Fazzari retired from Highlands Middle School as a bookkeeper in 2011 and now she's getting calls from a bill collector about a debt the school owes.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

No "F" high schools in Duval County

No "F" high schools in Duval CountyNo "F" high schools in Duval County and the highest graduation rate ever in the district are the highlights released Thursday by the Florida Department of Education.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

FSU drones course takes off in the spring

FSU drones course takes off in the springFlorida State University looks to teach students about drones hands on.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Parents allege rampant bullying at Clay County school

Parents allege rampant bullying at Clay County schoolParents of a student attacked at a Clay County junior high school say they are taking their daughter out of that school, fed up with constant bullying there.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Teacher of the Week: Yanny Salom

Teacher of the Week: Yanny SalomThis week we are featuring Yanny Salom at Holy Family Catholic School in Jacksonville.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violence

Superintendent, Pastor meet to talk teen violenceDuval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti says something needs to be done about the spike in teen violence across the city.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Jacksonville teacher retiring after 40 years

Jacksonville teacher retiring after 40 yearsWhen Evelyn Alvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents a gallon and President Nixon had just resigned. Katie Jeffries has her story.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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WATCH: Justina Road Elementary being eyed for new mission

WATCH: Justina Road Elementary being eyed for new missionJustina Road Elementary is being eyed for a new role in supporting a program in demand locally to support students dealing with dyslexia. Roger Weeder reports.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago