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Florida Board Of Education Weighs Changes To Common Core

The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.

CBS4–01/21/2014

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Education Commissioner Stewart Looks To Reassure Lawmakers On Test

Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.

01/08/2014

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Board Of Education Wins Fight Over College Faculty Contracts

An administrative judge sided with the Florida Board of Education on new requirements which could make it harder for faculty in state colleges to get tenure-like contracts.

12/26/2013

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Over 19,000 Comments Received On Common Core Standards

More than 19,000 comments and suggestions have been submitted to the Florida Department of Education during the month-long review of the Common Core Standards for schools.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

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Deadline Approaching On Common Core Input

Have an opinion or comment on the state’s Common Core academic standards for language arts and math you want to share? Better hurry as the deadline is almost here.

10/29/2013

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State’s Education Board Divided Over Standards

The question over new school standards in Florida spilled out into full view on Tuesday.

10/15/2013

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Florida Picks Interim Schools Chief After Resignation

Following the abrupt resignation of Tony Bennett, the education commissioner amidst a scandal that ultimately questioned his integrity, Florida’s Board of Education has picked a top state education official to fill in.

08/02/2013

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State Releases School Grades Friday

The Florida Board of Education released grades for most of the state’s public schools Friday, but only after the scores underwent a last-minute overhaul.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

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Fla. Board Of Ed Looks To Avoid Another Grades Fiasco

Looking to avoid another botched rollout of school grades this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday asked Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to appoint a task force to examine the test scores used to calculate the grades.

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

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Ousted Indiana Superintendent Is New Fla. Education Commissioner

An Indiana school superintendent who lost his re-election bid was selected as Florida’s new education commissioner.

CBS4–12/12/2012

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