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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.

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!

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!

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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Schools

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.

Obits

Obituary: John Minchilli

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

John Minchilli of Groveland, Florida went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2019.

Obits

Obituary for Adriana Lopez

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

She passed away on November 7, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Family

NEHRLING GARDENS: Annual Amaryllis Festival

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

Free to the Public! Please join us at Historic Nehrling Gardens, Saturday , December 14th from 9am to 3pm. 2267 Hempel Avenue, Gotha, FL 34734

Education

OCOEE HIGH SCHOOL: Two of our KNIGHTS, Zuri Young and Michael Lim

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

This prestigious event features the best high school singers in the county. Congrats Zuri and Michael!!

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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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