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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.


(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

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.


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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.


(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.


(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.


(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.



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.


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.


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




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