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Fill In The Blank: The First Day Of Summer Is Like _____.

School’s out for summer across Florida. In honor of the much-anticipated break, we asked teachers, students and administrators to describe that first day out of the classroom by filling in the blank: The first day of summer is like ____. For some, it’s a welcome respite. For others, it’s the beginning of the next school […]

Looking For A Summer Job? Play Up Your STEM Experience (And Other Advice)

Editor’s note: This post was written by WLRN reporter Karelia Arauz. The school year has ended and the summer job hunt for many teenagers is on, but with unemployment rates at about 16 percent for people ages 16-24 how can you make your resume stand out? The job market might be tough, but it’s not […]

School May Be Out In Florida, But Lunch Is Still On

Many kids only eat well when school is in session. Now, state and federal funding is keeping children fed over the summer break. A lot of kids in Jacksonville and around Florida are getting access to meals that include fruits or vegetables. The Jacksonville Children’s Commission is among the groups making sure kids eat lunch. […]

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