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G.W Carter Middle School STEM students (Source: www.samsung.com/us/solvefortomorrow)

South Florida Middle School Wins Samsung’s National Contest

The world’s next Einstein, Darwin or Newton is said to possibly be in Generation Z, or in this case, could even be living right here in South Florida.

CBS4–03/25/2014

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Scott Pitches New Job Training Program

As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

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Florida Teens Falling Further Behind International Peers In Education

Florida school children are not keeping up with their national and international peers in math and science.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

(Source: YouTube)

‘Math Meeting’ Ultimate Highs In YouTube Views

A South Florida math tutor is taking his talents to new heights. The Broward native is fueling a new cyber-trend with his online math tutorials.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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Manatee Bay Elem. And Math Equals Number One

Some South Florida students added a new award to the trophy case, Monday, for being the best in the country at math.

CBS Miami–06/03/2013

Heriberto Delgado (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Math Tutor Arrested On Charges He Fondled Student

A math tutor is behind bars on no bond after a student accused him of fondling her during a tutoring session.

CBS4–05/23/2012

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Lowered Standards Don’t Hide Poor FCAT Scores

Results from the FCAT reading and writing parts of the test paint a very bad picture for students moving through the Florida school system.

CBS4–05/18/2012

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Something Extra: Enough With All That Homework!

Are your kids staying up way too late doing their homework? And are you stuck working with them even after you’ve worked all day?

CBS4–03/29/2012

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Study: Good Handwriting Skills Linked To Good Grades

With the added use of computers, iPads and even spell check one may think that handwriting is a thing of the past, but new research points out a correlation between good handwriting and good grades.

CBS4–01/18/2012

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State Votes To Increase FCAT Scores

It’s going to be a little bit tougher starting next year to pass the Florida Comprehensive Test after the state Board of Education approved a new set of passing scores for the test.

CBS4–12/19/2011

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