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Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Picks Construction Firm Official For Education Board

A construction firm official and attorney has been chosen for a spot on the State Board of Education by Gov. Rick Scott.

01/23/2015

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Florida Schools Ranking From Education Week Drops To 28th

For several years, Florida’s political leaders, including Gov. Rick Scott, have touted across the state that their public schools were among the nation’s best.

01/08/2015

Karlos Williams #9 of the Florida State Seminoles carries the ball against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the first half of the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Florida State’s Karlos Williams Not Charged

The Tallahassee Police Department says Florida State running back Karlos Williams is not being charged after a domestic battery investigation.

11/12/2014

Karlos Williams #9 of the Florida State Seminoles runs for a touchdown during the second half against the Idaho Vandals at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. The Seminoles beat the Vandals 80-14. (Source: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

FSU’s Williams Not Focused On Investigation

There have been plenty of off-the-field distractions for the Florida State Seminoles football team this season.

11/12/2014

SYRACUSE, NY - OCTOBER 11: Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles stretches to score a touchdown on a 7 yard run during the fourth quarter on October 11, 2014 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. Florida State Seminoles defeat Syracuse Orange 38-20. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

No. 1 Florida State Beats Syracuse 38-20

With more distractions swirling around him, Jameis Winston was nearly flawless, throwing for 317 yards and three touchdowns, Mario Pender scored twice, and top-ranked Florida State beat Syracuse 38-20 on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Florida State Seminole Quaterback Jameis Winston #12 talks to fellow players during the second half at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Source: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Report: Jameis Winston Will Face Hearing

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was notified Friday that he will face a disciplinary hearing regarding charges about whether he sexually assaulted an FSU student in 2012.

10/10/2014

Florida State Seminole Quaterback Jameis Winston #12 talks to fellow players during the second half at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Source: Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Settlement Was Discussed In Jameis Winston Case

There were discussions of a settlement earlier this year between representatives for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who said he sexually assaulted her.

09/24/2014

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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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