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Study Shows 53% Increase In Homeless Student Numbers.


UFL’s Shinberg Center has released a new study showing the Homeless Student population on Florida’s First Coast more than doubled from the 2010-2011 school year total of 2,879 to 4,398 in 2015-2016. Homeless students missed more school days per year on average than students who are housed. This includes housed students receiving free and reduced price lunch (a proxy for low-income...

Local Student Lana Taylor Directs Documentary Film


Jacksonville, Fla. –October 1, 2018 Astronaut Starbright is about a Young Woman Advocating for Girls in STEM Program Lana Taylor is the key filmmaker for a locally produced documentary that uplifts and supports young women and their love of all things in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). It also encourages other students to explore the world and universe around them. Lana is a...

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