The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM at The Land O’ Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd/US 41, Land O’ Lakes, 34639, between SR 52 and SR 54. The Community Center is located on the west side of the highway.
Doctors used to give patients a copy of their medical records for free. But that service is waning, as today's large group practices shed the hassle and risk by outsourcing the record-handling.
They say it is costly to process record requests in compliance with patient privacy laws. In Florida, they get $1-a-page for hospital records, whether the copies are on paper or digital.
Students and civil rights activists are still asking Florida to hold black and Hispanic students to a higher standard.
It’s been a little more than a year since the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County filed a federal civil rights complaint against the state’s race-based academic goals.
There have since been a number of protests by activists who oppose lower expectations for minorities.
But to understand how the race-based goals play out in the classroom, StateImpact Florida sat down with a panel of high school students to talk about the expectations.
Florida schools are in the middle of a high-tech transformation. A new generation of online tests are coming out next year. There’s a requirement that students start using digital technology. And that’s forcing schools to add more computers and classroom technology.
Honor a Police Hero, a Marine, and a Purple Heart medal recipient at the second annual Heart Strings for Heroes 2014 Patriot Ride on July 27th. Starting and ending at Ulmerton, WingHouse there will be five live bands, a signed Ted Nugent Guitar, and a signed Crawford Ker jersey.