Published: Apr 8th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most Floridians feel that a college education is a good investment — and one that will continue to pay off in the future, according to new survey results from the University of Florida’s Center for Public Issues Education.
Published: Jan 1st, 2013
This year has been another busy one for news at UF, but some stories were more popular than others. Here’s our list of the Top 10 based on unique pageviews.
Published: Dec 20th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida special education researchers have found a method to help at-risk students with significant behavioral problems learn to calm aggressive tendencies and actively solve their social conflicts.
Published: Oct 1st, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s College of Education will receive $25 million over the next five years to address a concern that has plagued American schools for more than two decades — inadequate teaching of children with disabilities.
Published: Jul 10th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Alcohol — not marijuana — is the gateway drug that leads adolescents down the path toward more serious substances, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Oct 10th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Supported by a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Florida math education researcher Tim Jacobbe is leading a multi-center effort to create high-quality testing instruments in statistics, which will help teachers keep middle and high school students on track for meeting rigorous, new national math standards.
Published: Jun 29th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida education researchers have received two federal grants totaling $5.5 million to conduct studies aimed at reducing significant behavior problems in children that can disrupt the classroom learning environment.
Published: May 3rd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 1,300 public school educators are presenting 1,100 problem-shooting research projects this month at University of Florida showcases around the state.
Published: May 2nd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Want to learn more about penguins and alligators at the Jacksonville Zoo? Thanks to a partnership with the Florida Museum of Natural History, there’s an app for that.
Published: Mar 31st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In building a culture where even the most underprivileged students can achieve academic success, schools may be able to inadvertently stymie another problem: drug and alcohol use.