Thursday, December 13, 2018
This week,  at the Association of Florida Colleges conference in Orlando, Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor Madeline Pumariega honored four schools in the Sunshine State with the Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards. 
Recent polls have shown Gillum ahead of DeSantis though the Democrats have not won a gubernatorial election in Florida since 1994 when incumbent Gov. Lawton Chiles edged future Gov. Jeb Bush. 
Rubio surveyed the damage on Monday and Tuesday. 
The new national advisory panel was created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education.
The University of Tampa (UT) announced this week that it finished its capital campaign, which began in 2007, with more than 15,000 supporters raising more than $160 million. 
Family Engagement in Education Month not only brings awareness to the crucial role of parents and families, it provides schools and communities the opportunity to show appreciation to those who support student success at home and school.
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum was able to get the provision included during the U.S House Appropriations Committee markup of the Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill which passed on a voice vote. Congress is expected to pass the minibus before adjourning. 
The FCSBM focused on Duval County in one of the reports it released on Tuesday. 
Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  
Based on the most recent forecast on Hurricane Michael from the National Hurricane Center, on Monday, Florida State University (FSU) announced it will close for the week effective 12:01 A.M. Tuesday, Oct. 9.