UF study: Florida faces shortage of Spanish-speaking school counselors
Published: Oct 16th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hispanics make up the largest minority in Florida schools, but administrators in eight out of 10 school districts say they don’t have enough Spanish-speaking counselors to serve the growing Hispanic population, according to a University of Florida study.
Published: Aug 31st, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With revenues from U.S. organic food sales climbing by almost 20 percent each year, the demand for skilled workers in this field is booming – and a new University of Florida academic program will help meet producers’ needs.
Published: Aug 22nd, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Chinese children want to learn practical knowledge in an organized environment, while their American counterparts prefer a more imaginative school environment, a University of Florida study suggests.
Published: Aug 22nd, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida received a record $518.8 million in research funding in 2006, driven by cutting-edge biomedical research and a growing relationship with private industry.
Published: Aug 14th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children with obsessive-compulsive disorder are three times more likely to be bullied than other children, and the name-slinging could cause symptoms of OCD to worsen, University of Florida researchers have found.
Published: Aug 8th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students with mental retardation are far more likely to be educated alongside typical students than they were 20 years ago, a University of Florida study has found.
Published: Jul 13th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women are more likely than men to stalk, attack and psychologically abuse their partners, according to a University of Florida study that finds college women have a new view of the dating scene.
Published: Jun 22nd, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Community colleges could face a critical leadership gap as administrators born during the early baby boom era retire over the next five years, according to University of Florida education researchers.
Published: Jun 12th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Eager to boost state-mandated test scores, some schools use disciplinary punishment to prevent their worst students from taking the test, a new University of Florida study finds.
UF study: ‘Don’t call us, we’ll call you’ class tool may aid math students
Published: May 17th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s a feeling nearly everyone remembers experiencing at least once: sitting in class unprepared, silently praying the teacher won’t call your name.