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Dade High Schools Get B Grade; Broward Receives C

Miami-Dade County maintained its overall B rating for schools this year, but Broward County dropped from a B to a C in the latest ranking released by the state Wednesday morning.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

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Appeals Court Orders Release Of Teacher Data

Teachers’ results under a Florida Department of Education formula meant to measure student learning must be released to the public, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.

11/12/2013

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Florida’s Teacher Of The Year Announced

The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.

07/11/2013

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First Round Of FCATs Kicks Off Tuesday

Some South Florida students will need to put on their thinking caps Tuesday – or should that be their writing caps?

CBS4–02/26/2013

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Miami Gardens Man Is Finalist For National Teacher Award

For the fourth year in a row, the Florida Department of Education/Macy’s Teacher of the Year is a contender for the National Teacher of the Year award.

CBS4–01/18/2013

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New Merit Pay System Faces Challenge From Teachers Union

While some applaud the new merit pay system for the state’s teachers, the occupation’s union is fighting it head on.

CBS4–01/16/2013

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Florida High Schools Get 50 Percent More A’s In 2012

Despite new higher academic standards, Florida’s high school students rose to the challenge in 2012, with 231 high schools getting an A grade, up from 148 in 2011. The Florida Department of Education released the preliminary results on Friday.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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Gov. Scott Urges Schools To Review Safety Procedures

In the wake of last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, Gov. Rick Scott call on all school leaders in the state to review and enhance their safety and emergency plans.

CBS4–12/17/2012

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Student Success: Florida Graduation Rate Climbs 3.9 Percent

Florida’s federal graduation rate dramatically increased by 3.9 percentage points this year, state education officials announced Friday. INSIDE: How the graduation rate for minorities also improved.

CBS4–12/01/2012

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Fla. Board Of Education Names Interim Commissioner

Less 48 hours after Gerard Robinson abruptly resigned, the State Board of Education named the education commissioner’s short-term replacement.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012

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