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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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School Accountability Bill Headed To House Floor

After years of confusion, a measure that would overhaul Florida’s school grading system and get schools ready for new tests is headed to the House floor after receiving overwhelming approval at its final committee stop.

03/24/2014

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Voucher Program Expansion Measure Pulled

It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.

03/20/2014

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Lawmakers Consider How To Implement Education Reforms

Education will be at the forefront of the new legislative session this month.

03/01/2014

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Tools For Schools Program Delivers School Supplies

United Way of Broward County and Publix are set to make a major delivery to elementary schools Saturday.

03/01/2014

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Broward School Board Considering Cell Phone Ban For Parents

Many parents pass time in the sometimes forever-long school pick-up line by catching up with friends on the phone, or perhaps even finishing-up business over Bluetooth. But, in an effort to put the brakes on dangerous driving, the Broward school district is proposing a ban on all cell phone use on school property while driving.

01/30/2014

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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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Snow & Ice Expected In Florida’s Panhandle

Schools, courts and government offices throughout the western Panhandle plan to close because of the anticipated snow and ice.

01/27/2014

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Some Fla. College Grad. Rates Deemed Unacceptable

While some schools have shown progress, the new chairman of the Florida Board of Governors said graduation rates at some Florida universities were unacceptable.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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Changes To Education Standards Unveiled

The Florida Department of Education has unveiled a list of recommended changes to the state’s learning standards, the next step in an effort to tamp down criticism of the state’s participation in a national set of benchmarks known as Common Core.

CBS Miami–01/14/2014

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