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Booking photo of Melany Joyce Alexander. (credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies: Woman Accused Of Beating Child, Forcing Her To Wear Shirt Saying She Had Bad Grades

A woman has been arrested after police accused her of beating a child with a belt and making her wear a shirt to school that she said she had bad grades.

02/25/2015

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Governor Scott Orders Less Testing In State’s Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott is suspending a standardized test given to Florida’s 11th graders.

02/18/2015

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Crucial Legal Question Confronts Florida’s Voucher Program

The fate of the state’s private school voucher program, which currently serves nearly 70,000 students, is being decided in a Leon County courtroom.

02/09/2015

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Superintendent Announces Millions For Sunset High Renovations

Less than two weeks after a social media firestorm that put a negative spotlight on Sunset Senior High School for unsanitary conditions, an announcement was made Monday of millions of dollars invested to turn the school around.

02/02/2015

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Former School Board Member Sentenced To 5 Years’ Probation

A former Broward School Board member convicted of official misconduct was sentenced Friday to five years’ probation.

12/19/2014

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Lee Co. Decides Not To Opt Out Of Standardized Testing

Florida’s Lee County school board has done an about face when it comes to state standardized testing. Last week, the county voted not to administer tests tied to the Common Core academic standards or any end-of-course exams.

09/02/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

08/25/2014

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Unaccompanied Minors In Miami Take English Classes On 1st Day Of School

The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.

08/18/2014

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CBS4 Viewers Share Their Back-To-School Photos

Fresh uniforms and many smiling faces across South Florida Monday morning as the 2014-2015 school year got underway.

08/18/2014

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Thousands Head Back To Class In Miami-Dade

The long, hot days of summer are a thing of the past for hundreds of thousands of Miami-Dade school kids as they headed back to class Monday for the start of the new year.

08/18/2014

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