GRADUATION RATE CLIMBS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

The graduation rate in Palm Beach County District-operated schools continues to climb. According to data just released by the Florida Department of Education, the School District achieved a 91.7 percent graduation rate for District operated schools in 2018, up from 90 percent in 2017. This increase means that the District continues to outperform other most large urban school districts in Florida for the fifth consecutive year.

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FAU TO SERVE ON SPECIALIZED AGENCY OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Florida Atlantic University recently was appointed to serve as a member of the International Telecommunication Union(ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) focused on information and communication technologies. FAU is among a handful of academic institutions representing the United States and the only academic institution in Florida serving as a member of ITU. FAU’s appointment to ITU was approved by the U.S. State Department.

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FROM SUPERMARKET TO SUPER ENGINES: ONE GRADUATE’S JOURNEY

(Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – Dec. 10, 2018) When Eduardo Gilces graduates from Palm Beach State College’s Engineering Technology A.S. degree program this month, he’ll already have eight months under his belt at his dream job as a drafter/modeler for Florida Turbine Technologies in Jupiter. However, 19 months ago, his job at FTT—helping to design turbine engines for the aerospace industry—seemed like a dream that would never come true.

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