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State’s Board Of Education Approves Historic Budget Plan

Backing a pledge made by Gov. Rick Scott, the Florida Board of Education has approved a proposed 2015-16 budget that includes record per-student funding for public schools.

09/29/2014

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Lawmakers Consider How To Implement Education Reforms

Education will be at the forefront of the new legislative session this month.

03/01/2014

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Over 19,000 Comments Received On Common Core Standards

More than 19,000 comments and suggestions have been submitted to the Florida Department of Education during the month-long review of the Common Core Standards for schools.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

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Board Votes To Keep School Grade Safety Net

A controversial safety net put in place to keep Florida’s schools from dropping by more than one letter grade at a time will stay – for now.

CBS4–10/15/2013

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Fla. Rep. Files Bill Aimed At Ending Common Core

In the wake of conservative complaints that the nationwide “common core” standards could be the first step toward a federal takeover of schools, a Republican lawmaker has filed a bill meant to stop the initiative in Florida.

CBS Miami–08/30/2013

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FL Education Summit Planned For Next Week

Florida Governor Rick Scott will assemble education leaders for a summit next week to give the in-flux school system some direction, the governor’s office announced Thursday.

CBS4–08/22/2013

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Florida Picks Interim Schools Chief After Resignation

Following the abrupt resignation of Tony Bennett, the education commissioner amidst a scandal that ultimately questioned his integrity, Florida’s Board of Education has picked a top state education official to fill in.

08/02/2013

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State Releases School Grades Friday

The Florida Board of Education released grades for most of the state’s public schools Friday, but only after the scores underwent a last-minute overhaul.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

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Education Commissioner Proposes Tweak To School Grading System

Changes may be coming to the way your child’s school is graded.

CBS4–07/12/2013

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Gov. Scott Touts Teacher Raise To School Board

Gov. Rick Scott has sent a message to the state Board of Education about the importance of his proposed pay raise teachers.

CBS4–02/18/2013

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