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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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FDOE: Dade School Board Retaliated Against Employees

The Florida Department of Education (FDOE) ruled Miami-Dade County’s School Board unlawfully retaliated against school employees involved in a charter school conversion.

11/08/2014

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Miami-Dade Schools & United Teachers Of Dade Reach Agreement

Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the United Teachers of Dade have reached a tentative agreement on contract negotiations.

11/07/2014

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Four Miami-Dade Public High Schools Make Prestigious List

A huge honor and congratulations goes out to four Miami-Dade public high schools which made the list of top ten best public high schools in Florida as ranked by niche.com.

11/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Gubernatorial Candidates Claims On Education

With Election Day just about a week away, CBS4 News is now part of an effort to fact-check Florida’s gubernatorial candidates who remain tied in the polls.

10/27/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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