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Virginia Wins 62-50 At Florida State In ACC Opener

Although it wasn’t a pretty win in just about any sense, Virginia walked away with a comparatively easy road win Saturday at Florida State with its leader and top scorer watching from the bench after suffering a possible concussion in the opening minutes of the game.

01/04/2014

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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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FL Education Summit Planned For Next Week

Florida Governor Rick Scott will assemble education leaders for a summit next week to give the in-flux school system some direction, the governor’s office announced Thursday.

CBS4–08/22/2013

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Florida Picks Interim Schools Chief After Resignation

Following the abrupt resignation of Tony Bennett, the education commissioner amidst a scandal that ultimately questioned his integrity, Florida’s Board of Education has picked a top state education official to fill in.

08/02/2013

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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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Fla. Education Comm. Allegedly Changed Grades To Benefit Political Donor

Florida’s Education Commissioner, Tony Bennett, is on the defensive after reports emerged this week that he allegedly changed the grade of a school in Indiana to benefit a political donor.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Florida Leaders’ Bring New Attention To Student Testing

Legislative leaders in the Sunshine State, calling to pull away from a multi-state partnership preparing new tests for student learning, have set off a round of battles over the future of Florida’s student testing standards.

07/24/2013

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Education Commissioner Proposes Tweak To School Grading System

Changes may be coming to the way your child’s school is graded.

CBS4–07/12/2013

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Florida’s Teacher Of The Year Announced

The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.

07/11/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Personal Info On Teachers-In-Training Leaked Online

In the wake of personal information for thousands of teachers in training was exposed online, Florida’s Education Commissioner Tony Bennett has ordered a review of data security.

06/23/2013

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