• Education
    Florida education news: Legislative priorities, student voices, charter schools and more

    LEGISLATIVE AGENDA: Funding for school security, mental health services and general operations top the wish list of the Florida School Boards Association for 2019. “We want to make sure the resources are available to accomplish those most important goals” for students, FSBA lobbyist Ruth Melton said. STUDENT VOICES: The Hernando County School Board revives its student representative program. CHARTER SCHOOLS: A Pasco […]

  • Education
    Teacher Honor Roll / Education Notebook

    School: Snider High School Grade or subject teaching: Grade 10 honors and academic, SAT prep course Education: Bachelor of Science in education from IPFW Years teaching: 18, recently retired City born: Fort Wayne Current hometown: I lived in Fort Wayne all my life but plan to move to Lake George in Fremont. Family: I have a clan consisting of my kind and […]

  • Science Updates
    NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Marks 4 Years in Mars Orbit With a Selfie

    NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft released a selfie image of the spacecraft at Mars, celebrating its four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet. MAVEN’S selfie image looks at ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight reflected off of components of the spacecraft. The image was obtained with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) instrument that normally looks at […]