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To predict student success, there’s no place like home: UF study

To predict student success, there’s no place like home: UF study

Published: Mar 22nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Current school reform efforts, like No Child Left Behind, emphasize teacher quality as the most important factor in student success, but University of Florida researchers have identified another, stunningly accurate predictor of classroom performance — the student’s home address.

Time is money for brainy workers who earn much more over life course

Published: Mar 3rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Brains translate into big bucks in the workplace, according to a University of Florida study, which finds that bright people have earned at least half a million dollars more by middle age than those who are less intellectually inclined.