Education

Education, WFSU Local
5:07 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Leon schools make the state's Honor Roll

Florida education officials have released the state high school grades nearly six months after elementary and middle school grades were announced. Lynn Hatter reports Leon County is on the state’s honor roll list for the ninth year in a row.

Both Chiles and SAIL are “A” schools according to the state, with Leon, Lincoln and Rickards earning B’s. Godby saw its school grade drop down a letter grade to a C this year.

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Education, WFSU Local
5:02 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

FAMU, FSU top most affordable school lists

Two of Tallahassee's higher education institutions have been ranked among the nation's most affordable schools. Lynn Hatter reports when it comes to paying for college, many of the best values can be found in Florida.

Florida State University and Florida A&M University have been ranked among some of the nation's most financial friendly colleges and universities. FSU's ranking comes from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, which placed it as the 18th most affordable college in the nation. Florida A & M's credits come from JET magazine.

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Education
6:21 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Rick Scott responds to FAMU hazing death -raw audio

Tallahassee, FL – Governor Rick Scott talks about the ongoing investigation into the hazing related death of a Florida A&M University band member.
 

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Education
4:42 pm
Wed November 30, 2011

BOG calls for investigation into FAMU's hazing policies

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Board of Governors is asking University system Chancellor Frank Brogan to investigate charges by the former Florida A&M University band director that he received little support in his efforts to stop hazing. Lynn Hatter reports the board's request is the latest in the fallout from the hazing-related death of one of the band's drum majors.

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Education
4:46 pm
Fri October 21, 2011

Local groups support education, character and dropout prevention

Tallahassee, FL – Many of the Capital Region's public schools are among the best in Florida. Still, too many area young people are dropping out. Tom Flanigan reports on a local organization that's using some unique methods to keep kids in school.

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