Wanted Suspect

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Robbery Suspect Sought

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Remembering the Words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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State board discusses school grading

New academic standards – now called the Florida Standards – and revisions to the school grading system were among key topics at today’s State Board of Education meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, Miami-Dade Superintendent, Alberto Carvalho presented, on behalf of Florida superintendents, the concerns that the superintendents wanted the board to consider around the […]

Teacher of the year semi-finalists announced

Fifteen outstanding teachers today were named semi-finalists for the 2014 Florida Blue Duval County Teacher of the Year. The semi-finalists were selected from the Teachers of the Year nominated by every public school in Duval County. From the 15 semi-finalists, five finalists will be selected. The winner will be named 2014 Florida Blue Teacher of […]

Research and resources distributed at today’s convention

Today’s ONE by ONE Convention made a wide array of data, resources and research available to delegates. See below for all of the materials and resources gathered in one place! Overview and main documents 2015 ONE by ONE Convention Program 2015 ONE by ONE Convention Delegate Packet Presentation by Trey Csar, President, Jacksonville Public Education […]

Surströmming Revisited: Eating Sweden’s Famously Stinky Fish

More than a decade ago, NPR’s Ari Shapiro attempted to eat a fermented Swedish herring called surströmming, one of the most pungent foods in the world. It did not go well. Twelve years later, on a reporting trip to Sweden, Ari decided it was time to face his fears and try the fish again. The […]

Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

For most of his life, Deon Taylor was all about basketball. “Ever since I can remember I’ve just been in love with the game,” he says. His basketball career brought him a college scholarship and took him overseas, where he played professionally. Then he pivoted: in 2002, he gave up an athletic career to become […]

Impressions From The Ice: A Poet Returns From Antarctica

Last year, a poet arrived at the end of the earth: Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks, funded by the National Science Foundation, living in Antarctica. She spent the summer (winter, to those of us in the Northern Hemisphere) shadowing scientists as they went about their work, and writing about the people who call the […]

After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, ‘The Stripping Away Of My Identity’

This is the second in NPR’s series “Inside Alzheimer’s,” about the experience of living with Alzheimer’s. In part one, Greg O’Brien talked about learning that he had the disease. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, says Greg O’Brien, doesn’t mean your life is instantly over. “There is this stereotype that … you’re in a nursing home […]