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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the 2014 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Champions from the University of Central Florida, in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, in Washington, D.C., August 19, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Cyber Champions Tour Washington

A team of students from the University of Central Florida won the Raytheon-sponsored National Cyber Collegiate Defense Competition earlier this year.

08/27/2014

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Gov. Scott Calls For Scrutiny Of Standardized Tests

Gov. Rick Scott pledged Monday to review the number of tests being administered to Florida students and to take further steps to rein in the cost of college if he wins a second term in November.

08/26/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Governor Scott Wants Review Of School Tests And Standards

A series of education proposals are expected to be rolled out by Governor Rick Scott Monday. The proposals will touch on everything from high-stakes testing to the cost of college.

08/24/2014

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Gov. Scott Pledges To Raise School Funding

If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, he’s promising to boost school funding to its highest levels.

08/21/2014

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CBS4 Viewers Share Their Back-To-School Photos

Fresh uniforms and many smiling faces across South Florida Monday morning as the 2014-2015 school year got underway.

08/18/2014

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New School Year Brings Some Changes For South Florida Students

Bells will sound Monday morning, ringing in the first day of the 2014-2015 school year.

08/16/2014

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Taxpayers Weigh-In On Broward School Bond Spending Plan

Voters in Broward County will decide if $800,000 bond issue will go to fix county schools in-need of repairs.

08/12/2014

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M-DCPS Launches Mobile App For Parents, Students, Employees

Miami-Dade County Public Schools recently launched a new mobile app to provide parents, students, and employees faster access to up-to-date school information.

08/11/2014

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