What You Need To Know About the 504 and IEP

IEP, 504, ESE, SLP, OT, PT, oh my! Special education is so full of acronyms that we can have an entire conversation that sounds like another language. It can be overwhelming for those new to special education, whether they’re parents, caregivers, students or educators. The best educators avoid using too many acronyms and explain the

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Beyond the Bell: Free Homework Help for Alachua County Students

Free homework help is now available for Alachua County Public School students. This new program titled "Beyond the Bell" and funded through federal ESSER (Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief) funds intended to help students recover from effects of the COVID pandemic is open to Alachua County students from elementary through high school.  Certified teachers and

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Florida Cares

Make A Change Through the North Central Florida Cares Fund

The United Way of North Central Florida comes alongside the North Central Florida Community Foundation to support the community during COVID-19. Donate to the North Central Florida Cares Fund to support struggling families in our community! As many families have lost jobs and wages in response to this world-wide pandemic, it is more important now

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children who experience anxiety

How To Help Children With Anxiety

Children today seem to be experiencing anxiety at higher levels than ever before. In response to this trend, the State of Florida has become the first in the nation to require mental health education for students in grades six through 12. Parents do all we can to help our anxious kids, but typical parenting approaches

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