Marion County reports slight increase in new cases of COVID-19

Ocala, Florida — The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Marion County rose slightly over the past week, according to the latest Florida Department of Health summary released Friday. The level of positivity in the community has also increased. For the week of November 11-17, Marion County reported: New cases: 177. That’s up from … Read more

Who is most affected?

A historic loss of learning was reported this week, showing the impact of virtual learning during the pandemic. Nearly 500,000 fourth- and eighth-graders took the statewide tests, and while no state saw an increase in test scores, black and Latino students were hit the hardest. California’s 2022 Smarter Balanced assessments from tests administered in the … Read more