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Dos años después de que la pandemia de COVID-19 obligará a los estudiantes y maestros a aprender a distancia, datos muestran que más estudiantes en Florida tienen dificultades para leer y comprender textos de su nivel debido a lagunas de instrucción.
Two years after the COVID-19 pandemic forced students and teachers into remote learning, data shows more students are struggling to read and comprehend grade-level texts in Florida due to instructional gaps.
ACPS has the state’s widest achievement gap between white and Black students in both English language arts and mathematics. Segregation met its end in 1970 for Alachua County Public Schools, but disparities between Black student and white student performance afflict the district today.
Cheers and applause roared through the crowd of nearly 500 people draped in rainbow flags with shirts that read “y’all means all,” “love wins” and “HUMAN.”
Alachua County School Board named Shane Andrew as interim superintendent two weeks after firing former superintendent Carlee Simon.
A divided Alachua County School Board fired Superintendent Carlee Simon Tuesday.
Honks, cheers and rainbow-decorated signs accompanied 30 Gainesville High School students as they walked down Northwest 13th Street Thursday afternoon. Hundreds more stood in protest on the baseball fields.
Alachua County Public Schools’ curriculum promises Black history education to extend beyond the month of February and the few names repeated in history textbooks. However, not every classroom fulfills this promise.
Alachua County Public Schools and the Alachua County Education Association agreed to the largest salary package offered in the district’s history Wednesday.
The Alachua County Education Association requested $3.8 million Thursday from Alachua County Public Schools to add to teachers’ salaries.
Los retrasos crónicos en los autobuses frustran a los padres de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Alachua ya que el quinto mes de clases sigue siendo marcado por retrasos de hasta noventa minutos.
Chronic late buses frustrate Alachua County Public School parents as the fifth month of school continues to be marked by delays of up to 90 minutes.
The outline of Cassidy Klein’s smile crinkled her mask as she spoke of her English students at the A. Quinn Jones Center. Behind her, a small letterboard read, “It’s not where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts” — a mantra her classroom embodies.
Alachua County Public Schools saw an increase in the number of new cases from Jan. 9 to Jan. 16, after a record number of new cases the week prior. However, these numbers could increase as parents and employees report test results from before the holiday weekend, ACPS spokesperson Jackie Johnson said.
New COVID-19 cases among staff and students more than tripled after the first four days back in classrooms from winter break — and this data could be an underestimation, ACPS spokesperson Jackie Johnson said.
Alachua County Public Schools will require employees, volunteers and visitors to wear masks when they return from winter break on Tuesday due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases.
As the sun went down Monday evening, light shone from the crowd of about 70 Jewish Gators grasping blue, white and orange candles. The flame passed from person to person, spreading light in the spirit of Hanukkah.
More than 440 UF alumni, students and concerned citizens signed a petition to pause contributions to UF after the university barred professors from testifying against the state.
UF students can venture into the wild of online dating with a new Gator-made app dubbed Jungle.
Donated couches, kitchen tables and dressers found a new home at the corner of Sixth Street and 23rd Avenue in Gainesville.