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Scott Calls For Increased Education Spending In Election Year

Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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Miami-Dade Public Schools Announces New School Programs

Miami-Dade Public Schools announced Wednesday the introduction of over 100 new educational programs for schools.

08/07/2013

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Schools Get White Hot For The Heat

The Miami Heat want to get students and teachers involved with the Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Indiana Pacers.

CBS Miami–05/22/2013

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Florida Schools Back In Education Week’s Top 10

After falling out of their “Top 10” last year, Education Week reports Florida’s public schools have regained their place at the top.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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Scott Says Public, Private Schools Should Face Same Standards

On education, Gov. Rick Scott made it clear he supports the notion that all schools – public and private – funded by taxpayers should be held to similar standards.

CBS4–12/12/2012

A lone bugler plays Taps during a wreath laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commemorating Veterans Day 11 November  2005 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Veteran’s Day: What’s Open, What’s Closed

Veterans Day is on Sunday, but it is observed on Monday. Here is a list of what’s open and closed for the holiday.

CBS4–11/10/2012

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Palm Beach Co. Public Schools Closed Friday Due To Sandy

School officials in Palm Beach County aren’t taking any chances with Hurricane Sandy.

CBS4–10/24/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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Budget Forecast Reveals Florida Turning Financial Corner

A new budget forecast released this week by state economists shows the state is expecting in 2013 to bring in enough money to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs, with $1 billion still left for reserves.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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M-D Superintendent Shares Vision For School Year

In front of students, teachers and administrators, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho delivered his opening-of-school address for the 2012-2013 school year.

CBS4–08/10/2012

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