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Education

School district, Education First for Newberry, continue releasing information 

Mar 20, 2024
Education First for Newberry spokespeople reiterate that they will not push students out.
Education

Archer opposes Newberry charter conversion 

Mar 13, 2024
Commissioners say initiative has not answered questions.
Education

School board votes to keep book amid citizen divide 

Mar 6, 2024
Board also approved spot survey recommending renovation for administrative annex, Littlewood Elementary
Education

McGraw praises school board successes during Alachua Chamber address 

Mar 5, 2024
McGraw gives positive message to Alachua Chamber at luncheon.
Education

Newberry Education First answers questions in town hall meeting 

Feb 24, 2024
Three more meetings to come.
Education

Alachua County School Board finalizes book challenge policy

Feb 21, 2024
Citizens voice concerns about objectionable books.
Education

Rockwell, Certain oppose Newberry charter school plan

Feb 21, 2024
Comments signal narrow path to success for advocates.
Government + Politics

Newberry school families, teachers to vote on charter option 

Feb 20, 2024
Newberry Education First parents spearhead “crusade” for better schools.
Education

Superintendent responds to viral book hearing clip

Feb 19, 2024
Video of Terwilliger Elementary School assistant principal posted on Twitter account.
Education

Alachua County school district clarifies book challenge policy

Feb 7, 2024
Staff attorney said she is treating policy guides as living documents.
Education

Split school board approves Andrew contract 

Feb 7, 2024
Superintendent still must approve offer before it takes effect.
Education

School board to vote on superintendent contract 

Feb 5, 2024
New three-year contract on agenda for Tuesday’s meeting.
Government + Politics

City of Alachua offers community help to schools 

Jan 22, 2024
Board members, commissioners talk mentoring
Education

School Board approves employee salary increase, contract 

Jan 19, 2024
Across board 3.5% raise to apply retroactive as far back as July 2023.
Education

Citizens express school transportation concerns 

Jan 18, 2024
Commenters tell school board that children are crossing University Avenue, Hawthorne Road alone.
Education

School board prepares for Lake Forest external operator 

Jan 18, 2024
Citizens attend meeting to complain about discontinued courtesy busing.
Education

School board moves rezoning timeline back to 2025

Jan 12, 2024
Superintendent recommends not to approve proposed maps, continue working.
Education

School Board of Alachua County to cast final rezoning vote on Thursday 

Jan 9, 2024
If approved, zoning would take effect in 2024-25 school year.
News

Gainesville’s top news stories of 2023 

Dec 26, 2023
New GRU Authority and school rezoning take top spots.
Education

Alachua County Public Schools updates proposed elementary rezoning 

Dec 22, 2023
Final vote on school rezoning comes before school board in January.
Education

Alachua County Public Schools reaches tentative teacher salary agreement 

Dec 18, 2023
Teachers, support staff to receive 3.5% across-the-board salary increase.
News

Local immigrant advocates call for immediate action in schools 

Dec 7, 2023
After working with the district for a year, advocates say not enough progress has been made.
Education

School board delays superintendent contract discussion

Dec 6, 2023
Citizens say superintendent pay raise is unfair to teachers.
Education

Gainesville civil rights leader Charles Chestnut III dies at 83

Dec 4, 2023
Chestnut served on Alachua County Commission and school board.
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