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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Florida

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 11, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Professional Hands Institute and City College-Hollywood have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in Florida, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida K-12 schools paid out $10,489 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 9, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent $10,489 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 12th lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

Education

LITTLE RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: The drill is complete

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

The drill is complete and we have returned to our regularly scheduled classroom instruction.

Family

LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE: This Veteran's Day we want to share pictures of our military family

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

elp us by commenting with a picture of a military member in your life for a chance to get featured on our Facebook and Instagram Story.

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Public Policy

13.5% of Florida residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 8, 2019

Florida residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 13.5 percent of the state’s population, the 12th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Obits

Obituary: Ramroop Cecil Ramesra

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Ramroop Cecil Ramesra of Kissimmee, FL passed way on 31, October 2019 at the age of 80.

Obits

Obituary: John “Jeff” Franklin Cree, Jr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

John “Jeff” Franklin Cree, Jr., 72, of Orlando, Florida, passed away, Saturday, November 2, 2019 surrounded by family.

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Education

Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

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Public Policy

Florida offers 101 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 2, 2019

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Florida number 101, the ninth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

Education

LAWTON CHILES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Thank you to our wonderful PTA

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Providing snow cones for our AR award winners today during lunch!

Family

LEGACY MIDDLE SCHOOL: Congrats to Ms. Perez and Ms. Murray

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Dance Team will be getting ballet bars and Book Club members will get FREE books all year long!

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Public Policy

Florida schools get 49.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 1, 2019

More than 49 percent of Florida public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 19th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

Obits

Obituary: Gary Steven Orozco

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Gary Steven Orozco passed away on October 22, 2019.

Obits

Obituary for Warren E. Seney

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

Warren E. Seney passed away on October 21, 2019.

Obits

Obituary for Yusuff Mohamed

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Oct 29, 2019

He passed away on October 26, 2019.

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Education

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

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Public Policy

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $12.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 26, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $12.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the sixth highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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