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Obituary for Dorothy Foster Brewton

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Dorothy Foster Brewton, 91, of Orlando, Florida, passed away on November 5, 2019.

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Obituary: Lloyd George McGuire

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 12, 2019

Lloyd George McGuire, 90, of Winter Park, Florida passed away on November 5, 2019.

Business

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Traffic Advisory

By Press release submission | Nov 11, 2019

The Town has contracted for improvements to the roadside drainage and sidewalks in the area of Windermere Elementary School.

From Florida Business Daily
Schools

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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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.

From Florida Business Daily
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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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Obituary: Louise Barnes

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Louise Barnes, 100, of Winter Garden, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

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Obituary: John William Henkle

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

He passed away on November 3, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

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Obituary: Billy Lawrence Tennant

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Nov 5, 2019

Billy Lawrence Tennant of Winter Park, Florida, passed away on October 28, 2019 at the age of 90.

Business

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2019 Golf Classic at West Orange Country Club to be held November 7

By Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

Polish up those clubs and get ready to join us on the course at the annual West Orange Chamber Golf Classic!

Family

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Free Tree Fundamentals Class to be held November 9

By Press release submission | Nov 4, 2019

Our beautiful, mature, tree canopy is one of the many things that makes Windermere so unique.

From Florida Business Daily
Education

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.

From Florida Business Daily
Public Policy

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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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.

Business

WEST ORANGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: SeaWorld Rescue

By Press release submission | Oct 29, 2019

Last week, the SeaWorld rescue team returned Bingley the manatee to the ocean, after a successful 5-month rehabilitation under our care.

Family

TOWN OF WINDERMERE: Windemere Tree Board to be held November 9

By Press release submission | Oct 29, 2019

Our beautiful, mature, tree canopy is one of the many things that makes Windermere so unique.

From Florida Business Daily
Education

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

By Local Labs News Service | Oct 28, 2019

RIVEROAK Technical College, Gwinnett Institute and South University-West Palm Beach reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

From Florida Business Daily
Public Policy

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Florida reach $12.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

By Florida Business Daily Reports | Oct 26, 2019

State tax revenues in Florida amount to $12.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the sixth highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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2017-18 teacher pay in Illinois averaged $65,721

By Illinois Business Daily reports | Oct 25, 2019

Teachers’ salaries in Illinois averaged $65,721 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 11th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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