The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments today regarding whether or not proposed language for a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana could move forward.
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Volunteer Florida’s BEST Volunteers program will build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to recruit, manage and support skills-based volunteers — including veterans and military families, unemployed and under-employed individuals and boomers – through a series of comprehensive trainings and mini-grants.
The relatively recent tradition of Cyber Monday, the online retail world’s answer to the Black Friday shopping bonanza when Internet deals rule the day, is being keenly felt by traditional big box retail stores.
With Florida as the most attractive living destination in the United States, our ability to foster and retain talented healthcare professionals will be of key importance to securing Florida’s future.
The numbers could, however, spell trouble for Florida’s education system, which is currently in an overhaul to ramp up education standards to be on track with Common Core implementation by next year. Common Core, according to supporters, will help Florida’s students in being better prepared for college and careers.
Rural Northwest Florida soon will be home to a broadband network capable of handling 1,000 times the capacity of existing Internet service in the area.
But for the past 2.5 years, I have been working as a researcher developing formative assessment tasks aligned to the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. It has enabled me to work with K-5 teachers and students as they transition to Common Core.
This time of year, as Americans gather with family and friends to give thanks, the Florida Chamber of Commerce extends its sincere appreciation for the great work you do to help keep the American free enterprise system alive. I believe America, and especially Florida, is going through a period of evaluating what our core beliefs […]
Last week, the U.S. Census released new Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) numbers for 2012. Data show that Florida’s poverty problem is much worse than official poverty rates would have us believe.
The Florida Chamber Foundation today announces that Okaloosa County’s four local chambers of commerce and the Economic Development Council for Okaloosa County have completed the first ever county-wide strategic plan using the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Six Pillars framework.