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Opinion: Florida Universities Should Invest In More Hands-On Science Lessons

As a physics professor at one of Florida’s public universities, I am always looking for ways to encourage students and their parents to take on the challenge of majoring in science or engineering in college. A few weeks ago, I visited with parents of middle and high school students who attend a science-oriented school near […]

Why The Debate Over Cursive Is About More Than Penmanship

Every October, high-school students across the country take the PSAT, or Practice SAT, a standardized test developed by College Board that provides high school students a chance to enter scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. But, it wasn’t the algebraic equations that terrified the kids. It was the cursive. Seriously. As the […]

The Secret Lives of Students: When School Rules Conflict with Home Rules

Editor’s note: We’re launching a new series for the next month, asking students to tell us what life is like in Florida schools.

The students are part of Breakthrough Miami, which runs programs in the summer and during the school year for students in elementary, middle and high schools.

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