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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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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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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

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More Lenient Lice Policies May Bug Some Parents

Many will remember that, as a kid, when a classmate had lice—they had to go home and not return until the lice was gone. But some states are changing that policy—meaning students with lice can stay in school.

11/08/2013

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Florida Hires New Education Commissioner

Pam Stewart, the interim education commissioner chosen after Tony Bennett’s abrupt resignation in August, has been officially hired as Bennett’s successor.

09/17/2013

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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 Commissioner Resigns

Just days after a scandal broke calling into question the integrity of Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett, informed Governor Rick Scott he will resign.

CBS Miami–08/01/2013

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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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Math Tutor Who Moonlights In Porn Banned To Advertise At S. Fla. Schools

Conflicting opinions on whether a tutor’s advertising banners should be banned or not, based off of his steamy past, arose on Wednesday.

CBS4–05/08/2013

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