Roll Call: New Immigration Rules; Brevard Weighs Student Directory Info; UFlorida Targets Mental Health
New federal immigration policy takes effect today, in Wednesday’s education headlines.
Immigration dream: Young people can apply for status – Starting today, 1.7 million young undocumented immigrants can apply to work and live legally in the United States. The new policy means many students feel free to finish their education. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Brevard school board meets on release of students’ records – The Brevard County school board is debating what information to include in a student directory, including photos. Parents would have be able to opt out if they had privacy concerns. Florida Today
The University of Florida gets grant to help students in mental distress – The University of Florida has won a nearly $300,000 grant to deal with mental health and suicide prevention. The Gainesville Sun
Officials Tour, Look at Auburndale’s Plans to Grow with Florida Polytechnic University – The of Florida Polytechnic University is expected to spur development in surrounding Auburndale. The Lakeland Ledger