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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.

07/16/2014

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State Releases Elementary & Middle School Preliminary Grades

While last year’s grades are long gone from the minds of South Florida students, teachers and school board officials are taking a look at the state’s school grades released Friday.

07/11/2014

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Gov. Scott Signs Off On Voucher Expansion

Gov. Rick Scott signed a controversial expansion of eligibility for the state’s de facto school-voucher system and 57 other bills Friday, nearly completing the work of deciding which measures from the spring legislative session to approve.

06/20/2014

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South Florida School Districts Show Improvement On End-Of-Course Assessments

The state’s end-of-course grades are in and school districts in South Florida are being recognized Monday for improved student performance.

06/16/2014

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Fabien Cousteau’s ‘Mission 31′ Enters 2nd Half

The grandson of famed underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau is entering the second half of his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–06/16/2014

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New Law To Drop Costs Of Florida Prepaid

A new law may mean savings on college education for those using the Florida Prepaid College Plan.

06/11/2014

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UF To Improve Sharing Of Educational Content

The University Of Florida is working to improve the way in which educational content is shared among schools.

06/11/2014

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Gov. Scott In Miami On His College Affordability Tour

Governor Rick Scott was in Miami Tuesday as part of his weeklong College Affordability Tour.

CBS Miami–06/10/2014

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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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