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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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  • 1 week, 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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  • 2 weeks, 2 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, 2 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.
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  • 2 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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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

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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  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

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, 2 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, 2 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, 2 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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Three hurt in crash involving Putnam County school bus

Three hurt in crash involving Putnam County school busThree people were injured in a crash involving Putnam County school bus.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

UNF turns to dogs for study aid

UNF turns to dogs for study aidStudents had the chance to "Paws Your Stress" with dogs from Canine Companions for Independence.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

School forced to chop down 800-year-old tree

School forced to chop down 800-year-old treeA massive great Oak tree on the Episcopal school campus is decaying and now the school is forced to chop it down.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Students injured in Westside school bus crash

Students injured in Westside school bus crashA student aboard a school bus is being treated for minor injuries after the bus the student was riding in collided with a car on Blanding Boulevard near Merrimac Avenue on Thursday.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Medical school closes door before students can graduate

Medical school closes door before students can graduateFMTI students concerned about completing their education after school announce it is closing
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

School accused of using strippers to lure students

School accused of using strippers to lure studentsProsecutors say a for-profit Florida college used exotic dancers as admissions officers, falsified documents and coached students to lie on financial forms as it fraudulently obtained millions of dollars in federal money.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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FCN talks to Fla. Senator who introduced teacher raise bill

FCN talks to Fla. Senator who introduced teacher raise billFloirda Sen. Darren Soto (D), whose district covers Kissimmee, talks to FCNabout his bill that would raise the minimum wage for teachers to $50,000.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Education

Looking for student loan forgiveness, do your homework

Looking for student loan forgiveness, do your homeworkShe was looking for help with my student loans, now she's getting threats.
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Education

Oakleaf HS website repaired after hack; district investigating

Oakleaf HS website repaired after hack; district investigatingThe Clay County School District is working to find out who hacked into one of its school's websites.
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  • 1 week, 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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  • 2 weeks, 2 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, 3 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.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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 ago
On Your Side

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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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, 1 week ago
Local

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
Local

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
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, 2 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, 2 weeks ago