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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.

CRANIUM ACADEMY: CAPS Halloween Parade

By Sam Gimutao | Nov 1, 2019

Wish we could have snapped more pictures but we were too busy having fun!

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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 for Jeanette Josephine Watkins Reyna

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Jeanette Josephine Watkins Reyna passed away on October 28, 2019 in Fort Myers surrounded by love.

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Obituary for Lisa Haynes

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Lisa Haynes announces her passing on 10/31/2019.

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Obituary for James Michael Driscoll Junior

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

James Michael Driscoll Junior passed away peacefully on October 30, 2019.

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DEVENNEYS IRISH PUB: Quiz was a fun one!

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

Devenneys Irish Pub issued the following announcement on Nov. 8.Quiz was a fun one!

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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.

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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.

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Obituary: Richard Anthony McKeel

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Richard Anthony McKeel (Dick – only by Evelyn), 83 of Port Orange, Florida, originally from Ahoskie, NC went home to the Lord on Tuesday (his favorite day of the week), November 5, 2019.

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Obituary: Ernest F. Jones Sr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Ernest F. Jones Sr. (Fletcher) passed from earth to Heaven on November 6th.

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Obituary: Thomas John Bahel, Sr.

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Thomas John Bahel, Sr., 72, of Ocala, FL passed away November 6, 2019.

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