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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
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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, 2 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, 4 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, 4 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, 5 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.
  • Education
  • 3 weeks 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.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
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
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, 2 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, 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
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Palatka bus driver avoids deadly crash

Palatka bus driver avoids deadly crashA bus driver is being hailed a 'hero' for her actions in a deadly crash involving a single-vehicle on U.S. 17 in Palatka Friday morning.
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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 graduateThe Florida Commission for Independent Education said via email it learned of the closure a few days ago, but students of Florida Medical Training Institute are just finding out.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago