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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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ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based Classes

A civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.

09/03/2014

Christie Bassett of Highlands Grove Elementary School in Polk County was announced as the winner in an Orlando ceremony at the Hard Rock Live at Universal Studios. (Source: Twitter/@EducationFL)

Florida Art Teacher Named Teacher Of The Year

One Florida art teacher nabbed the title of Florida’s 2015 Teacher of the Year on Thursday.

07/10/2014

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Ruling May Chill School Districts Efforts To Challenge Charter School Conversions

A ruling against the Miami-Dade County Public School District was the first-ever ruling under Florida statutes, written specifically to prevent school districts from taking “unlawful reprisals” against employees who support charter school conversions.

07/09/2014

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Florida Forced To Stagger Timing Of Payments

An outdated accounting system is forcing Florida to delay payments to schools and healthcare providers.

07/08/2014

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Florida Releases Third Grade FCAT Scores

The results are in for Florida’s Comprehensive Assessment Test also known as the FCAT.

05/23/2014

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Senate Panel Makes Major Changes To Charter-School Bill

A dramatically narrowed version of legislation aimed at helping charter schools get started and expand was approved by the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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New Test Will Replace FCAT

Students will soon have a new test that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT.

03/17/2014

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FL High School Students Drinking Less Soda

According to new statistics, students in Florida high schools are healthier than they were six years ago.

03/01/2014

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Fla. Releases Performance Scores For Teachers

Parents in Florida will be able to get a closer look at how more than 100,000 teachers across the state are doing after the release of performance scores on Monday.

02/24/2014

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