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Florida Forced To Stagger Timing Of Payments

An outdated accounting system is forcing Florida to delay payments to schools and healthcare providers.

07/08/2014

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FCAT Scores Show Modest Year-To-Year Gains

It’s the first full day of summer vacation, but students are still learning how they fared on the most talked-about test of the year, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or the FCAT.

06/06/2014

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Few Tweaks Remain Before House Rolls Out Early Learning Bill

The House Education Committee is ready to roll out a bill that would upgrade the health, safety and teaching standards of Florida’s early learning programs.

02/14/2014

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Dade High Schools Get B Grade; Broward Receives C

Miami-Dade County maintained its overall B rating for schools this year, but Broward County dropped from a B to a C in the latest ranking released by the state Wednesday morning.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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Appeals Court Orders Release Of Teacher Data

Teachers’ results under a Florida Department of Education formula meant to measure student learning must be released to the public, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.

11/12/2013

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Education Dept. Looks Into Course To Teach Students About Personal Finances

A course which teaches students about their personal finances and planning for the future could be put in place without spending a lot of money.

10/20/2013

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FL Schools & Programs At Risk During Government Shutdown

Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Personal Info On Teachers-In-Training Leaked Online

In the wake of personal information for thousands of teachers in training was exposed online, Florida’s Education Commissioner Tony Bennett has ordered a review of data security.

06/23/2013

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Student Success: Florida Graduation Rate Climbs 3.9 Percent

Florida’s federal graduation rate dramatically increased by 3.9 percentage points this year, state education officials announced Friday. INSIDE: How the graduation rate for minorities also improved.

CBS4–12/01/2012

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State Cancels New Education Website Contract

A new website to help students, parents and teachers master new academic standards being put into place is not happening at the moment.

10/30/2012

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