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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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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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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.

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CITY OF MAITLAND: 2019 Maitland Rotary Art Festival to be held November 8

By Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

Explore the art and entertainment of the Maitland Rotary Art Festival

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Obituary for Sylvan Seepersad

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Sylvan Seepersad passed away on October 31, 2019.

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Obituary for Louis Ignacio Gaby

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Louis Ignacio Gaby passed away on November 2, 2019 at age 92.

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Obituary for Evalyn Mae Schaaf

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Evalyn Mae Schaaf, 99, of Maitland, Florida passed away on November 1, 2019.

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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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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.

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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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CITY OF MAITLAND: Build a new recreational trail on the north side of Sandspur Road

By Press release submission | Nov 11, 2019

Work will begin Tuesday, Nov. 12, to build a new recreational trail on the north side of Sandspur Road, replacing more than a mile of aging sidewalk with a safer route for pedestrians and cyclists.

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CITY OF MAITLAND: Owl Be Home for Christmas to be held November 16

By Press release submission | Nov 11, 2019

Kick off the holiday season early and celebrate with The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey’s “Owl Be Home for Christmas” event.

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Obituary for Janakrai M. Joshi

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Janakrai M. Joshi, 89, of Orlando, Florida passed away on Wednesday November 6, 2019.

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Obituary for Melba Reynolds Wolfe

By Rhealene May Dampil | Nov 12, 2019

Melba Reynolds Wolfe, 77, of Longwood, Florida passed away on Thursday November 7, 2019.

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Obituary for Sue Ashe Powell

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Sue Ashe Powell, longtime resident of Hot Springs, passed away on November 6, 2019 in Casselberry, Florida.

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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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Florida children in foster care numbered 24,404 last year

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Nov 15, 2019

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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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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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CITY OF MAITLAND: Ribbon cutting for the new Fennell Park

By Press release submission | Nov 18, 2019

The City of Maitland held a ribbon cutting Saturday morning for the new Fennell Park, located along Fennell Street on the west side of the city.

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