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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

(Source: CBS4)

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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Fla. Education Board Wants More School Funding

Florida’s state board that oversees the states’ schools wants a boost in school funding for 2015.

09/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

South Florida School First K-8 To Get IB Program

A South Florida school celebrated on Friday after getting accepted into the prestigious international baccalaureate (IB) program.

09/26/2014

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More Parents Taking Advantage Of Florida’s Main Voucher Program

More and more parents across the state are taking advantage of Florida’s main voucher program. Step Up for Students, the largest organization involved in Florida’s tax credit scholarship program, reported this week that nearly 68,000 students had enrolled for the current school year.

09/21/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Promises To Raise School Funding Again

Florida Governor Rick Scott promised to raise school funding if he is re-elected.

08/21/2014

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Teachers Union Challenges Bill Expanding School Vouchers

The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.

07/16/2014

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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