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School Kids Use GIS Computer Program For Global Grasp Of Their World

Published: Mar 12th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Future city planners and commissioners might find a new group of informed citizens investigating their proposals – middle and high school students using advanced mapping technology available at the University of Florida’s P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School.

UF Researchers Compile First National Survey Of Gay And Lesbian Issues

Published: Mar 5th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — The biggest civil rights movement of the 1990s has been the silent but growing pace at which American communities have added gay and lesbian rights to their anti-discrimination laws, say University of Florida researchers whose new book is based on the first national survey of these issues.

UF Researcher: Students And Teachers Benefit From Longer Relationship

Published: Jan 28th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Middle schools where students stay with the same teachers for two or three years at a time foster better learning and even better discipline, a University of Florida study shows.