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ERIC Number: ED002343
Record Type: RIE
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THE SOUTH FLORIDA EDUCATION CENTER.
Nova Univ., Fort Lauderdale, FL.
THE SOUTH FLORIDA EDUCATION CENTER (SFEC) WAS ORGANIZED BY 50 CITIZENS IN 1961 TO DESIGN, CREATE, AND DEMONSTRATE A QUALITY OF EDUCATION, FROM EARLY CHILDHOOD THROUGH GRADUATE STUDY, WHICH WILL BECOME A PROTOTYPE FOR BROWARD COUNTY, THE STATE, AND THE NATION. THIS PROTOTYPE WILL EXHIBIT A PATTERN OF EDUCATION WHICH WILL PLACE THE MAJOR EMPHASIS OF LEARNING WITHIN THE AREAS OF COMMUNICATIONS, MATHEMATICS, AND SCIENCE. THE ROLE OF THE ARTS, HUMANITIES, SOCIAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES, AND PHYSICAL TRAINING WILL BE DIRECTLY RELATED TO SCIENTIFIC STUDIES. THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL, AND JUNIOR COLLEGE AT THE CENTER ARE SUPPORTED WITH PUBLIC FUNDS. THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE PRIVATELY ENDOWED. THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN 1966, IT HAS OVER 3,000 APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION AND A CAPACITY OF 750 STUDENTS. NOVA HIGH SCHOOL OPENED IN SEPTEMBER 1963 AND HAS AN ENROLLMENT OF 2,000 STUDENTS. IN ITS 1ST YEAR OF OPERATION, IT WAS CITED AS A SCHOOL OF THE MONTH AND IT WAS FEATURED ON A TELEVISION SHOW FOR THE EXCELLENCE OF ITS PROGRAM AND SCHOOL FACILITIES. THE JUNIOR COLLEGE OF BROWARD COUNTY IS RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE LEADING JUNIOR COLLEGES IN THE NATION IN BOTH ITS COLLEGE PARALLEL AND TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRAMS. THE JUNIOR COLLEGE HAS AN ENROLLMENT OF 3,200 STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE TECHNICALLY ORIENTED. IT IS PLANNED AS A GRADUATE INSTITUTION DURING ITS INITIAL STAGES, IT WILL BROADEN ITS PROGRAM TO INCLUDE AN UNDERGRADUATE DIVISION BY 1970, WHICH WILL PROVIDE THE CONNECTING LINK BETWEEN THE JUNIOR COLLEGE, THE HIGH SCHOOL, AND THE UNIVERSITY.
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Authoring Institution: Nova Univ., Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Identifiers: Florida (Fort Lauderdale); SOUTH FLORIDA EDUCATION CENTER