The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. recently awarded the Southwest Florida Community Foundation a grant in the amount of $10,000 to aid the FutureMakers Coalition in replicating their healthcare system alignment work addressing local workforce gaps for the healthcare industry.
SAIL to 60 initiative sets the goal for at least 60 percent of working-age Florida adults to hold a high-value postsecondary degree, certificate or training experience by the year 2030.
In this issue: The Lost Skills of Teens Today, Educator Corner: The Books You Need, Parenting: Don’t let your Teen Sleep the Summer Away, Parenting: 5 Ways to Get Tour Teen Moving, Infographic: Meaning Behind LGBTQ Pride, Student Voice: If You Need a Reason to Study Abroad, Parenting: Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer, Student Voice: Outbursts: Dealing with Emotional Confrontations
Back when we went to Pre-Kindergarten, we remember playing games, being taught to use scissors properly, staying in the lines while coloring pictures and even taking naps. Today, PreK students are rarely given the opportunity to engage in those basic activities due to the rigorous expectations that have been placed on Florida public school students. The goals for Florida public school students to meet and exceed are at an all-time high and without a solid educational foundation, our students will always be struggling to catch up.
By Mike Swindle, Guest columnist Hendry County Schools Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education Programs are booming. That has not always been the case. As early as three years…