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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

(Source: CBS4)

Students Go To Extreme Measures To Get Higher Test Scores

It’s no secret the college admissions process can be stressful for students, especially the dreaded standardized tests like the SAT and ACT, but these days the pressure to perform is greater than ever.

CBS Miami–11/17/2013

Classroom

Fla. Teachers Perform Well In New Evaluations

Florida’s students may be behind in test scores nationally, but roughly 97 percent of teachers were rated as “effective” or “highly effective” under a new value-added model.

CBS Miami–12/05/2012

(CBS4)

FCAT Retake Scores Remain Poor

While first-time writing scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test improved in 2011, the scores for students retaking the FCAT were still dismal.

CBS4–05/12/2011

(Credit: AP)

Merit Pay Bill Taking Shape In Florida Senate

The makings of a showdown in Tallahassee appear to be taking shape as the Florida Senate education committee is set to debate teacher pay.

CBS4–02/01/2011

Gov.-elect Rick Scott speaks at a breakfast before his inauguration.  (Source: CBS)

Gov. Scott Pushes Charter Schools In Miami

Florida Governor Rick Scott is visiting to the Florida International Academy charter school in Opa-Locka to tout the need for an increase in funding for charter schools.

CBS4–01/06/2011