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Northeast Florida is home to some of the best schools in the country, including Stanton College Prep and Paxon High School, which were ranked second and third best high schools in the nation by Newsweek in 2006. Four area schools made the list of "America's Best High Schools" and Duval County was the only school district to have two schools ranked in the Top Ten. There are more than 200,500 students, 11,600 teachers, 8,600 support staff and 291 schools in the seven counties that make up Northeast Florida. All have earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. More information on each ...
Cornerstone Luncheon Focuses on Energy Challenges, Jacksonville ...
President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, was the keynote speaker at the lunch event and educated guests about the energy challenge , developing the national policy and what businesses can expect for the future. To see her presentation, click here . Cornerstone also reported that our region is headed in a positive direction . Unemployment is still around 11 percent for the region, which is positive news since it peaked at more than 12.3 percent in February. Some additional good news – regional employment is up 2.1 percent since January, while last year at this same time job growth was ... market research, surveys and trends
Teen videos extol St. Johns River and its qualities |
The winners of the St. Johns Riverkeeper's third annual PSA Video Contest also showcase what has gone wrong: pollution, scummy algae, floating garbage and dead fish. Riverkeeper Executive Director Jimmy Orth said the winners were selected from a record 40 high school and college entries during Thursday's news conference on the Northbank Riverwalk. Now he hopes they will be shown on local television so the message of those who will live on the river in the future can be seen. "The thing that is so inspiring ... is to see the concern that kids have for the river and the time and effort they put into this to really ... market research, surveys and trends


'Redirection' effort helps keep youths out of prison ...
Jun. 26, 2010 (McClatchy-Tribune Regional News delivered by Newstex) -- By the time her daughter was arrested, Letitia Alexander was overwhelmed. Her daughter, a high school freshman, was staying out late, skipping school, getting in fights. When she was charged with disorderly conduct and vandalism, she could have been sent to a residential commitment center run by the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Instead, Alexander's daughter was enrolled in a 5-year-old program that is showing impressive results locally and statewide. Called "redirection," it consists mostly of family therapy and focuses on parents ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
DiversityInc Regional Focus: Jacksonville, Fla. -
Companies in Jacksonville, Fla., are in better shape than most others in the nation to ride out the economic crisis and compete with other cities for top talent. That's because this northeast Florida region (population: 849,159) is home to more than 80 diversified corporate and regional businesses, many in recession-resistant sectors. Moreover, several of Jacksonville's corporations have joined forces to help build an economically inclusive community that recruits and promotes Blacks, Latinos, Asians and others from traditionally underrepresented groups. Diversity leaders from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, No. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Boeing begins drone project at Cecil
Workers at the Boeing facility based at Cecil Field will turn fighter jets into aerial targets that will help the military develop new weapons systems and tactics. About 45 jobs will be added to Boeing's 250-person workforce. The F-16 that touched down at Cecil Field on Friday morning is destined for a somewhat ignoble end: first turned into a drone and then shot down into the ocean. For the Air Force and the workforce at Cecil, though, the plane represented the first step in something much bigger. In coming years, workers at the Boeing facility based at Cecil will turn that F-16 and many more like it into aerial targets ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
US Chamber brings energy tour to Jacksonville
Karen Alderman Harbert, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy A version of this column was published in print on Thursday, June 24, 2010. I welcome your feedback. You can also interact with me on Facebook and Twitter . Thursday, Karen Alderman Harbert, president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, will address the quarterly luncheon of Cornerstone Regional Development Partnership, a division of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce. Harbert leads the Institute’s efforts to build support for ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


JWBC Volunteers 2004 – 2009 Mentors, Trainers, Advisory Board and ...
Jul 28, 2009 ... The Jacksonville Women's Business Center is a program of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Dec 11, Roundtable Lunch with Jacksonville Chamber -- U.S. ...
This program is brought to you by the the Cornerstone Regional Partnership, Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and the International Visitor Corps Jacksonville (IVC Jax).  The Bilateral US Arab Chamber of Commerce is also a contributing organization.  See details below. Fri, Dec. 11, 12:00 pm - 2 pm, River Club, Jacksonville, Florida Roundtable Discussion with Qatari Infrastructure Leaders Please click this link to register. The Qatari delegates are executives and principals of key real estate funds, government agencies, and premiere firms driving the megaprojects and integrated ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Board of Trustees
Dr. Asay is currently serving her fourth term as vice chair of the Board for Nassau County. Now retired, Dr. Asay was vice president for external affairs at Tulane University. Her earlier career included service in state and federal government and with an international corporation. For many years she served on the Board of Directors for INMED—Partnerships for Children and is a board member of the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition. A member of the Bars of Kansas and New York, Dr. Asay completed ...
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What is President Obama scheduling in Tampa?
TAMPA — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrived separately at MacDill Air Force Base about noon today for a town hall meeting in Tampa. U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, Kendrick Meek, D-Miami, Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, flew in on Air Force One with the president. Biden traveled separately, as is protocol when he and the president go to the same place. Gov. Charlie Crist, state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer were there to greet the president. Crist shook the president's hand, and the two spoke for less than a ...
Google Answers: Complete list of credit unions in the US
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