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12/21/18: The Future of Public Education in Florida


Education is an enormous piece of the state budget. Hundreds of thousands of people work in the industry, and millions of Florida families send their kids to public schools each day. The governor-elect pledged to spend 80 percent of the education budget inside the classroom, but what that means is not clear.
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Susan Singer (l) and Christina Fuleihan. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Education

Intersection: Millennium Fellows Work Toward Sustainable Goals


Fifteen students from Rollins College have been picked for the Millennium Fellowship.  It’s a leadership program that aims to let students advance United Nations sustainability goals on campus.Rollins College Provost, Dr. Susan Singer and Fellowship student Christina Fuleihan  join Intersection to explain what sustainability means to them and how the fellowship works. 
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Education

Volusia Schools To Create ‘Mental Health Response Teams’


Volusia County Schools is looking to hire qualified school counselors, licensed mental health providers, social workers and school psychologists. This comes after the state gave school districts funds to beef up security and to expand mental health resources following the Parkland mass shooting.
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Josh Murdock. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Education

Apps, Tweets & Fortnite: The Digital Future Of Education


Technology plays a big role in today’s classrooms with the increased use of social media and augmented reality. Teachers are jumping on twitter to help research classroom projects and students are using virtual reality to experience historical sites or experience online classrooms in a new way. Josh Murdock, an education technology professor at Valencia College, joins us to talk about these classroom transformations and how they bring a new learning experience.
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