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Textbook Bill Survives Tight Senate Vote

A bill that would replace a statewide review of public-school learning materials with a local process narrowly survived its final Senate vote Friday, though the fate of a similar bill in the House remains unclear.

04/11/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Says Presidential Decision Coming In 2014

The 2016 presidential election is still more than two years away, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation surrounding multiple candidates, including former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

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Common Core Backlash In Florida Prompts Changes

Florida’s new Common Core education standards has some folks fired up so now the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature is pushing through a series of sweeping changes.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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State Board Of Ed Approves Common Core Changes

The State Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to go forward with dozens of changes to the Common Core State Standards, a move that seemed unlikely to quell the grass-roots furor over the educational benchmarks.

02/18/2014

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Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election Year

Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Florida Board Of Education Weighs Changes To Common Core

The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.

CBS4–01/21/2014

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Changes To Education Standards Unveiled

The Florida Department of Education has unveiled a list of recommended changes to the state’s learning standards, the next step in an effort to tamp down criticism of the state’s participation in a national set of benchmarks known as Common Core.

CBS Miami–01/14/2014

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Scott Looks To Calm Nerves Over Common Core

Amid criticism, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Saturday a state set of revisions to nationwide education standards will be unveiled next week.

01/11/2014

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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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Deadline Approaching On Common Core Input

Have an opinion or comment on the state’s Common Core academic standards for language arts and math you want to share? Better hurry as the deadline is almost here.

10/29/2013

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