June 2019 Contents
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See how Florida's teachers' work lives compare with those in other countries.
The country known for having the best teachers doesn't pay them at premium levels but makes sure it hires the right people ... and doesn't micromanage them.
The country's teacher corps is young and must work with big classes and widely varying work conditions.
Canadian schools are picky about who gets to teach.
Challenging, But Rewarding
While desireable, teaching in Ireland has gotten tougher, with starting salaries still at pre-2008 levels.
The burden of Japan's high performance rests on its teachers.
Late to the Game
India only recently made education a fundamental right.
An Earlier Start
Israel made school mandatory for 3 and 4 year olds in 2012.
One Last Chance
Teaching is a dream come true for Alexa Abbate, but classroom challenges are testing her.
Patrick Whelan has taken four trips abroad to compare teaching practices and exchange ideas.
Four and Finished
The state's universities have incentives to boost their four-year graduation rates - and are treating students more like customers in the process.
More than a Magazine
The media industry has had to reinvent itself over the years — not unlike other industries. Reinvention, I believe, should start with customer service.
“I read every day. I study decision-making.”
Economic Backbone: Arts & Culture
Record numbers of visitors flock to the Norton Museum after a $100 million renovation.
A growing community of glass artists gains international attention.
Orlando's holocaust museum is planning a $35-million facility.
MOSH's expansion plans call for taking advantage of its location near the river.
A Pensacola manufacturer is one of only a handful of steel drum makers in the U.S.
Largest Musuems and Cultural Attactions in Florida
(100,000 attendance or more)
Around the State
Redefining Club Space
Miami's popular nightclub broads its reach.
Total Marine's Ocean Guardian gives ship operators information on the rules for a ship's location.
Doc in a Box
OnMed's telemedicine station cand despense prescribed medications.
From 3-D Printer to Space
Relativity's 3D printed rocket has 100 times fewer parts than traditional rockets.
Longer Battery Life
Three UF engineers invent a sensor that generates its own power using external magnetic fields.
On the Fly
A Northwest Florida team lands in the finals of a Boeing competition.
Mofongo and More
The culinary treasures of Puerto Rico have their day in the sun across Florida.
Right Time, Right Train
Florida is well on its way to realizing the 20-plus-year-old dream of a modern, fast rail alternative — without putting taxpayers on the hook.
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