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  • Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms

    Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms
    At the start of the school year, the fourth-grade teachers at Millennia Elementary School mostly banished multiple-choice questions from their math and reading tests. Instead, they asked students to solve math problems, showing their work. And they made...
  • School hosts STEM open house

    School hosts STEM open house
    The transition from elementary to middle school can be tough for students and their parents. Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach is hoping to ease the process, as it recently hosted a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) open...
  • UCF is developing new program for students with disabilities

    UCF is developing new program for students with disabilities
    The University of Central Florida is creating a test pilot program that would allow students with disabilities who would not have academically qualified for the school to be admitted and take classes to experience college. The program could start as...
  • Evans shows how community school works

    Evans shows how community school works
    When you think about it, the idea seems so obvious: Identify the most critical needs of students at struggling schools and tend to them right on campus. Tutoring. Food. Health care. Even programs to help students' parents learn English or earn their GEDs...
  • In Central Florida, few teachers serve on school boards

    MINNEOLA — On his last day teaching kindergarten at Grassy Lake Elementary School, Marc Dodd coaxes his class of 18 students to quiet down at their desks. "Macaroni and cheese!" he chants. "Everybody freeze!" the children respond, stopping what...
  • UCF launches new website about downtown Orlando campus

    UCF launches new website about downtown Orlando campus
    Do you have strong feelings on the University of Central Florida's proposed downtown Orlando campus? The university has launched a website that allows people to voice their comments and will also provide updated information on the plan to build a new...
  • Florida agency text messages will guide future college students

    Florida agency text messages will guide future college students
    Florida high school students and their families can now get text message reminders about important registration deadlines at 14 Florida schools. The new "Going to College" program is an effort to help students and parents stay on target for a college...
  • Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories

    Ice skating: Cool way to burn off holiday calories
    Why not hit the ice at temporary or permanent rinks this holiday season? Winter Park, Celebration and the University of Central Florida offer ice skating till the beginning of January, while RDV Sportsplex in Maitland and The Ice Factory in Kissimmee...
  • Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors

    Florida travel diversions for holiday visitors
    This column generally is all about planning your own Florida getaways, but this time of year it's more likely that family and friends are getting away to visit you in sunny Central Florida. That's nice, but face it, no one wants to spend the holidays...
  • Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida

    Study: Gainesville ranks best college town in Florida
    The football season for the University of Florida might not have gone to plan this year, but the capital of Gator Nation has been rated the top college town in the Sunshine State. Personal finance website WalletHub.com conducted a study to find the best...
  • It's the holidays — and the college kids are home

    It's the holidays — and the college kids are home
    Monica Wacks, who had arrived home from college, texted her mother: Can you go to the grocery store? The first-year University of Central Florida student rattled off what she wanted: protein bread, organic macaroni and cheese, Swiss cheese and...