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Broward Students Weigh In On Next Year’s Lunch Menu

The Broward County School District held a tasting Friday at Pompano Beach High School to help determine what will be on school menu’s next year.

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

White House Drops Plan To Scale Back College Savings Plans

The White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.

01/28/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds Performance Pay Law

An appeals court Friday upheld a controversial law more closely tying teachers’ pay to how well students do on tests, ruling that the Legislature didn’t give too much leeway to the Florida Department of Education to decide how to implement the measure.

01/23/2015

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Florida Gov. Wants More Money To Help Charter Schools

Florida Governor Rick Scott is asking for a significant boost in funding to help restore and build new charter schools.

01/15/2015

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Gov. Scott To Call For More Funding For Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott is standing behind a campaign promise to boost spending on public schools.

01/12/2015

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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

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Teachers Union Won’t Appeal In Voucher Legal Fight

Pointing to discussions with Senate President Andy Gardiner, the state’s largest teachers union said Thursday it will stop challenging a 2014 law that included expansion of a voucher-like program that helps send children to private schools.

01/08/2015

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Number Of Top-Rated High Schools Falls In Florida

Grades are in for Florida’s high school graduation rates and preliminary grades for the schools.

12/18/2014

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School Is First Step In Mom’s Road From Poverty

Edwards wants something better for her two sons, who are ages 4 and 7.

11/29/2014

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Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Heads To D.C.

Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is headed to Washington, D.C.

11/18/2014

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