The Alachua County Public School superintendent did not renew nine administration members’ contracts, removing them from their positions at the school year’s end.
Pamela Bedford, the director of the Institute of Culinary Arts at Eastside High School, was nominated as one of four finalists for the American Culinary Federation’s national Chef Educator of the Year Award — an annual recognition of a culinary educator who has led by example to enhance the cooking skills of their students and guide them to success.
Alachua County Public Schools had 84 students and faculty members in quarantine as of Tuesday evening — a decrease of about 39% since May 11, according to the school district’s COVID-19 dashboard.
The Gainesville City Commission decided to remove the Pay-As-You-Throw program, which was created as an incentive for residents to produce less waste by making it more expensive to own a larger trash bin.
The speed tables are a temporary solution to the issue of speeding, and their installment will act as a test to determine if other safety improvements, such as lowering the speed limit or redesigning the road, will be needed in the future.
The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in March disrupted daily in-person classes and introduced new safety regulations such as temperature screenings and mask mandates in Alachua County Public Schools. ACPS teachers adjusted to smaller class sizes, instructing on Zoom and changing mask mandates all while trying to ensure students were still learning.