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Gerard Robinson

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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

Students at Miami Senior High.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida ACT Scores Better Than 2011, But Still Lag Behind Nation

Florida’s high school students are making progress in college entrance exam scores.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

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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

Gerard Robinson (Source: Florida Department of Education)

FL Education Commissioner Robinson Resigns

Just weeks after Florida Education leaders came under fire for a glitch in the state’s school grading system and FCATs, Commissioner Gerard Robinson is calling it quits.

CBS4–07/31/2012

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Florida Dept. Of Education Makes Slight Grade Changes

The good news: Florida’s students are working hard, and as a result, few schools needed grade improvements.

CBS Miami–07/21/2012

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Fewer “A” Rated Florida Schools In 2012

Fewer elementary, middle and combination schools received an “A” received an “A” for the 2011 – 2012 school year due to tougher grading standards.

CBS4–07/11/2012

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Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Exams Get Mixed Results In S. Fla.

Fifty-nine percent of Florida students who took the state’s new Algebra exam passed the test that many will need to earn a diploma, according to results released Friday morning.

CBS4–06/01/2012

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Florida Releases Third Grade FCAT Scores

The 2012 FCAT scores are out for Florida third-graders in reading and math, and thanks to revised exams and a tougher scoring system, the scores are predictably low.

CBS4–05/24/2012

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Fla. DOE Launches FCAT Call Center, Parent Websites

The state Department of Education has launched a new campaign to give parents more information about the new, tougher version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test and other education issues.

CBS4–05/21/2012

Alex Lopes was named Miami-Dade's "Teacher of the Year."  (Source: CBS4)

Carol City Teacher A Finalist For Macys Teacher Of The Year Award

A Miami-Dade County Public School teacher was in for a pleasant surprise on Friday that started with a fire alarm.

CBS4–05/04/2012

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