Published: Oct 10th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children’s books about immigration help kids understand diversity and should be used in the classroom more frequently, according to a new book by a University of Florida professor.
Published: Jul 26th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of University of Florida researchers has developed a new way to evaluate America’s top research universities that they say is more objective, reliable and useful than other popular annual college rankings.
Published: Jul 10th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gifted students tend to have more active imaginations than average students, and gifted girls are almost twice as likely as gifted boys to prefer imagination to practicality, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Jun 6th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s public schools are flocking to answer questions in the first large-scale study of the effects of vouchers on both students who use them and those who do not, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: May 30th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Conflicts about sex education and reproductive services are creating a cultural divide among communities that have school-based health clinics, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: May 3rd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Picture a world in which kindergartners and college students alike can see and speak with other students around the globe and learn from teachers and professors all over the world — at little or no cost.
Published: May 2nd, 2000
GAINESVILLE — In an effort to help elder Hispanics and other minorities eat a healthy diet, University of Florida nutritionists have modified the traditional food pyramid chart to include staples typically found in ethnic cupboards.
Published: Apr 17th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A year after the massacre at Columbine High School, a University of Florida study finds most Florida public school districts have policies against violence but few actually teach kids how to prevent it.
Published: Apr 5th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s high school dropout rates have declined while overall public school enrollment has grown, according to the latest statistics available in a new set of University of Florida publications.
Published: Mar 23rd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is joining several South Florida educational and community organizations to encourage Hispanic youth to pursue higher education.