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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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez celebrates her diploma

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

Hackers, Computer Hackers, Computer Code

200K Students’ Information Stolen In Massive Computer Hacking At FL College

A computer hacker taught a lesson to nearly 300,000 students, faculty and employees at a Florida Panhandle college on Wednesday.

10/10/2012

Students at Miami Senior High.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida ACT Scores Better Than 2011, But Still Lag Behind Nation

Florida’s high school students are making progress in college entrance exam scores.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

(CBS4)

Billion Dollar Bond Proposed To Upgrade Dilapidated Schools

A $1.2 billion bond referendum pitched by the Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho has been approved by the Miami-Dade School Board in a vote of 7-2.

CBS4–08/01/2012

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Fewer “A” Rated Florida Schools In 2012

Fewer elementary, middle and combination schools received an “A” received an “A” for the 2011 – 2012 school year due to tougher grading standards.

CBS4–07/11/2012

(AP)

Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Exams Get Mixed Results In S. Fla.

Fifty-nine percent of Florida students who took the state’s new Algebra exam passed the test that many will need to earn a diploma, according to results released Friday morning.

CBS4–06/01/2012

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