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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

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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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Dogs Euthanized, Adoptions Suspended, After Distemper Outbreak

All dog adoptions at Miami-Dade County Animal Services have been suspended following an outbreak of Canine Distemper.

CBS4–01/09/2012

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Animal Services Euthanizes 18 Dogs In Infectious Disease Outbreak

Miami-Dade County’s Animal Services confirmed 18 cases of Canine Distemper among its shelter population. The dogs were euthanized Saturday.

CBS4–01/07/2012

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Miami-Dade Schools Axe Midterm & Final Exams

There’s some good news for Miami-Dade County students who don’t want to take midterms or final exams, they no longer have to.

CBS4–10/31/2011

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I-Team: New Questions For Lead Poisoning Tests

Florida’s Senator Bill Nelson wants the Florida Department of Health to ask the right questions as they test kids for lead poisoning from Olinda Park.

CBS4–07/19/2011

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FEMA: Fla. Nuclear Plant Emergency Exercise A Success

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given Florida high marks for a nuclear power plant emergency exercise conducted in South Florida.

CBS4–03/26/2011

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