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Education

Gov. Scott promises affordable college education

Gov. Scott promises affordable college educationGovernor Scott wants to forgo collecting sales tax on college text books
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Education

Mentor of the Year for Take Stock in Children honored at MOCA

Mentor of the Year for Take Stock in Children honored at MOCAMentors with Take Stock in Children (TSIC) were honored at a reception Tuesday night at MOCA.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Education

Take Stock in Children Program gets $3 million grant

Take Stock in Children Program gets $3 million grantThousands of local students will benefit from a federal grant Take Stock in Children (TSIC) will receive over the next four years.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Florida News

Gov. Scott supports tech schools with more dollars

Gov. Scott supports tech schools with more dollarsGovernor Scott proposes more support for technical school
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Student of the Week: Christopher Williams

Student of the Week: Christopher WilliamsJACKSONVILLE, FLA- It is Friday, so that means it is time for our Student of the Week! This week we are featuring Christopher Williams at Ribault High School. He is a Senior and has a great story to tell.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Feel Good Friday: New band prepping for its big debut

Feel Good Friday: New band prepping for its big debutA mini 'school of rock' if you will, but they like to call their band Mr. Tom's Face. It was lovingly named after one of their teachers. The band was all started around three months ago by teacher Chris Ulmer.
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  • 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.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 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.
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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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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.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Education

Help combat lionfish invasion through new website

Help combat lionfish invasion through new websiteInteractive Invasive Lionfish Web Portal aimed at arming the fishery community and public with the latest details to the combat the invasive species in the Atlantic and Gulf region.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Burglary spree puts UNF on alert

Burglary spree puts UNF on alertOver the weekend, the University Police Department sent out a 'Crime Alert' to students to warn them about the break-ins.
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  • 1 month ago
People

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroom

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroomAlvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents
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Fla. bill would allows guns on college campus

Fla. bill would allows guns on college campusIn the not-too-distant future, students on the First Coast could be walking to class with concealed firearms.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Teacher of the Week: Marta Pauly

Teacher of the Week: Marta PaulyJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It is Wednesday and that means it is time for our Teacher of the Week. This week we are featuring Marta Pauly, who teaches American Literature and Advanced Placement Literature at Episcopal School of Jacksonville..
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

FSU teacher resigns following Facebook posts

FSU teacher resigns following Facebook postsFSU College of Business senior lecturer Deborah O'Connor agreed that she went too far with her reactions on Facebook
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Take Stock mentee opens own law firm at 29, gives back

Take Stock mentee opens own law firm at 29, gives backHundreds of students, their families and their mentors turned out at the Morocco Shrine Center for the Take Stock in Children Family Dinner.
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St. John's Co Schools Crisis team helps after tragedies

St. John's Co Schools Crisis team helps after tragediesAfter a tragedy strikes a St John's Co School, there's a team that leaps into action
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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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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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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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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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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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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, 3 weeks ago
Education

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroom

Jax teacher retiring after 40 years in the classroomWhen Evelyn Alvarez Scott first stepped into a classroom, gas was only 53 cents a gallon and President Nixon had just resigned.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Professor loses job over bigoted Facebook remarks

Professor loses job over bigoted Facebook remarksBigoted remarks posted to Facebook have led a professor at FSU to resign. Garin Flowers reports.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Fla. bill would allows guns on college campus

Fla. bill would allows guns on college campusIn the not-too-distant future, students on the First Coast could be walking to class with concealed firearms.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Take Stock in Children Family Dinner

Take Stock in Children Family DinnerHundreds of students, their families and their mentors turned out at the Morocco Shrine Center for the Take Stock in Children Family Dinner.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago