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NEA estimates Florida K-12 schools spent $32.4 billion in 2018-19

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 16, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent an estimated $32.4 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 4.4 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 16, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College and University of Phoenix-Florida have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the state, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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43 jurisdictions, not including Florida, require sales tax collections for online purchases

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

Florida is not among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

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BAHAMA BREEZE: You’re invited to join us for an exclusive island celebration this Thanksgiving!

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

We'll be open in select locations and would love to help give you a much-deserved break from cooking.

Education

BAY LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: We can't wait for our Field Day event this Friday!

By Press release submission | Nov 14, 2019

On the day of the event, please remember to have your child wear comfortable athletic attire and provide them with plenty of water as well as sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses so that they can play safe.

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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in Florida

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 11, 2019

Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, Professional Hands Institute and City College-Hollywood have the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in Florida, according to an analysis of federal data.

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Florida K-12 schools paid out $10,489 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 9, 2019

Public schools in Florida spent $10,489 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 12th lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

Business

AZTECA MEXICAN RESTAURANTS: When you're craving your favorite authentic Mexican comfort food

By Press release submission | Nov 8, 2019

The only thing to do is order your dinner online at Azteca and then take it home for a cozy night-in.

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13.5% of Florida residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 8, 2019

Florida residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 13.5 percent of the state’s population, the 12th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

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Which Florida schools receive the most state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Nov 4, 2019

University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Florida schools.

Business

ABC LIQUORS, INC.: Named a "Best Buy" and rated 89 points

By Sam Gimutao | Nov 2, 2019

NOW AVAILABLE in Rye, it's sister blend has received an 87-point rating and silver medal from the from the Beverage Testing Institute.

Education

ANDOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Professional development day

By Press release submission | Nov 2, 2019

Reminder, Anoka-Hennepin schools will hold a professional development day for staff on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5

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Florida offers 101 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 2, 2019

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Florida number 101, the ninth highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

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Florida schools get 49.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 1, 2019

More than 49 percent of Florida public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 19th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

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Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

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2nd-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $12.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 26, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $12.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the sixth highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Family

WINDERMERE PARKS AND RECREATION: Don't forget the Halloween Costume Parade

By Press release submission | Oct 26, 2019

We will parade across the stage in the Town Hall, and we'll still have plenty of tricks and treats!

Family

WINDERMERE POLICE DEPARTMENT: No Shave November or “Movember”

By Press release submission | Oct 26, 2019

We are looking for people to join our team and to help promote Men's Health and raise awareness about mental health, prostate and testicular cancer.

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