Published: Oct 31st, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gratitude to his high school teachers has inspired a Wisconsin attorney and winter resident of Gainesville to establish a scholarship fund at the University of Florida to help practicing schoolteachers earn graduate degrees.
Published: Sep 20th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Directed and produced by award-winning University of Florida documentary filmmaker Boaz Dvir, “Discovering Gloria” tells the story of former Gainesville Duval Elementary School teacher Gloria Jean Merriex’s transformation into a trailblazing innovator and a national model.
Published: Sep 4th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It should come as no surprise that James Patterson, one of America’s current best-selling authors, has a passion for books and reading, and he supports those who feel the same way.
Published: Aug 15th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The School District of Palm Beach County, together with the University of Florida, today announced the launch of a three-year reform effort to build a “best-in-class” educational program in the vital STEM subject areas of science, technology, engineering and math.
Published: Jul 10th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After hearing from teachers who actively engaged with Algebra Nation in its trial period, the state Legislature has invested $2 million to expand the reach and impact of the University of Florida’s innovative program to help students succeed on the high-stakes End-of-Course exam.