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Senate Budget Takes Aim At State Colleges

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $74.9 billion budget Thursday that would increase spending on public education, bankroll water projects in the Everglades system — and send a shot across the bow of the Florida College System.

03/27/2014

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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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State Board Of Ed Approves Common Core Changes

The State Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to go forward with dozens of changes to the Common Core State Standards, a move that seemed unlikely to quell the grass-roots furor over the educational benchmarks.

02/18/2014

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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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Florida Adopting Nationwide Education Standards

There is another change coming for students in Florida who are already tired of all the statewide standardized tests they have to take every year. Now, Florida’s schools are adopting uniform academic standards shared with most other states.

CBS4–12/26/2012

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UTD President: Place A Moratorium On The FCAT

Two opponents of the FCAT take aim at the controversial test on CBS4’s News & Views with Eliott Rodriguez this weekend.

CBS4–05/18/2012

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Fl. Legislator: Bring Back Elected Education Secretary

Florida’s education secretary would again be elected by popular vote and not appointed by the governor, under a proposed constitutional amendment.

CBS4–08/30/2011

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