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Million Dollar Initiative Aims To Address Teacher Retention In Orlando

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A $1 million investment in education in Orlando’s West Lakes community is helping pay for school supplies for teachers, and helping to develop a STEM garden where students can learn about agricultural science. 

The five year initiative is jointly funded by the College Football Playoff Foundation and Florida Citrus Sports.

We talk to Britton Banowsky, executive director of the College Football Playoff Foundation about how the initiative aims to help attract and retain teachers. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »