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State Releases Elementary & Middle School Preliminary Grades

While last year’s grades are long gone from the minds of South Florida students, teachers and school board officials are taking a look at the state’s school grades released Friday.

07/11/2014

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Education Sanctions On Hold For A Year

Gov. Rick Scott signed the bill (SB 1642) overhauling the state’s A-to-F grading system on Monday along with more than 50 other bills.

05/12/2014

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Fla. House Passes School Accountability Revamp

Despite protests from Democrats, the House on Wednesday gave final approval to a school-accountability proposal that includes changes to the state’s school-grading system.

CBS Miami–04/30/2014

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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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Board Votes To Keep School Grade Safety Net

A controversial safety net put in place to keep Florida’s schools from dropping by more than one letter grade at a time will stay – for now.

CBS4–10/15/2013

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Safety Net May Be Extended For Florida Schools

A safety net provision which kept more than 150 Florida schools from getting an “F” grade this year may be extended.

08/27/2013

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State Officials Begin 3-Day Education Summit

With Florida’s public-school system facing major questions, state officials are gathering in Clearwater for a hastily-arranged, three-day summit to address pending issues.

CBS Miami–08/26/2013

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Scott Calls For Education Summit

Governor Rick Scott has asked education, business, and political leaders to meet next week to discuss the state’s school grading system as controversy surrounds the issue.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Fla. Education Comm. Allegedly Changed Grades To Benefit Political Donor

Florida’s Education Commissioner, Tony Bennett, is on the defensive after reports emerged this week that he allegedly changed the grade of a school in Indiana to benefit a political donor.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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State Releases School Grades Friday

The Florida Board of Education released grades for most of the state’s public schools Friday, but only after the scores underwent a last-minute overhaul.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

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