Florida Department of Education

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Name: Florida Department of Education
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Manatee County Schools say new budget has a surplus

BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Manatee County School District appears to be showing signs of recovering from their recent financial troubles.The district announced Tuesday that they are closing out the 2013-2014 school year with a surplus of several million ... [Published My Sun Coast - 6 hours ago]
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Duval Schools ESE Executive Director To Take Assistant Superintendent Spot

Another big leadership change is underway in Duval County Public Schools.Mason Davis will be taking the reigns as the district’s new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction. Davis has spent the last two years serving as executive director ... [Published WJCT - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Holmes earns "C" in preliminary 'school grades'

HOLMES COUNTY - Florida school grades and preliminary grades are in, recently released by the Florida Department of Education, with Holmes County averaging a “C” from the state.The majority of grades remain unchanged from last year.Final grades are in ... [Published Washington County News - 14 hours ago]
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Washington County schools earn “C” grades

CHIPLEY — Washington County schools retained their “C” grade from the Department of Education for the third consecutive year, but district wide numbers took a noticeable jump."I'm very proud of the schools," said Superintendent Joseph Taylor. "All of ... [Published Washington County News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Embry-Riddle to host chamber event

DAYTONA BEACH — Brown & Brown Inc. Chairman J. Hyatt Brown and Volusia County Schools Superintendent Margaret Smith will be among the featured speakers at a Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce event next week.The July 31 “Connecting the Dots” event, ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Plant City Teacher in Florida FFA Hall of Fame

Jim Jeffries, a Plant City agricultural educator, is one of six people to be inducted into the Florida FFA (Future Farmers of America) Hall of Fame, according to a Monday FFA press statement. Jeffries taught agriculture education in middle and high schools ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New test helps teachers identify reading strengths

An updated reading assessment designed to help elementary and high school teachers better identify literary strengths and weaknesses in the classroom will be administered at some Florida schools this fall.Before it’s introduced, educators have to learn ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Manatee County School District moves up in state district rankings

Schools Superintendent Rick Mills announced more positive news for the Manatee County School District today.The district moved up three places in the state's ranking of school districts, according the Florida Department of Education.Manatee County's district ... [Published Sarasota Observer - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Achievements should not be based on more and more standardize testing

In regards to Testing Services , the Department of Education provides a wide range of services to Florida schools, school districts, community colleges, universities, and students including school accountability and testing of students, teachers, and ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Education summit will address failing Leesburg schools

Following the release of the Florida Department of Education’s annual report card for all school districts, city of Leesburg officials, the Leesburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lake County School District are coming together to sponsor an education ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Florida renewing STEM commitment to rural communities

By 2018, Florida will have 411,000 STEM-related jobs, fourth highest among the 50 states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.And the Florida Council of 100, a non-partisan organization that advises the governor, has estimated that nine out ... [Published District Administration - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Schools make the grade

The increase in the number of Flagler and Volusia county schools earning an A grade is cause for celebration.After all, both counties saw their assessments by the Florida Department of Education drop the previous year. So any improvement is welcome.This ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 21 2014]

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"Our kids are not anybody else's guinea pigs,” said Michelle Malkin."
"I'm very proud of the schools," said Superintendent Joseph Taylor. "All of the school points went up, and the district total is up by 30 points."
...They meet every week in small groups to improve our instructional strategies and keep up with things," said Wood. "At FCAT time, sometimes the scores come out as an A and sometimes it doesn't. We try not to brag when we get an A or cry when we get a B We are just going to do the best we can for each individual child."
"Florida's state parks provide an incredible environment for children and families to discover nature and have fun," Mrs. Scott said. "I want to challenge all of Florida's students to join me in reading as many books as possible during the summer break and take the Summer Literacy Adventure Pledge."

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Manatee County Schools say new budget has a sur... [Published My Sun Coast - 6 hours ago]
Duval Schools ESE Executive Director To Take As... [Published WJCT - 7 hours ago]
Common Core Opponents Gather Nationwide, Bristl... [Published Sunshine State News - 12 hours ago]
Washington County schools earn “C” grades [Published Washington County News - 14 hours ago]
Holmes earns "C" in preliminary 'school grades' [Published Washington County News - 14 hours ago]
Former NASA Engineer Now Lake City, Florida Hig... [Published PRWeb - 14 hours ago]
Beach school slips to "B" grade/ focus on gains [Published Fort Myers Beach Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
Embry-Riddle to host chamber event [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First Lady Ann Scott Makes a Splash in Panama C... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Manatee school district projecting a surplus in... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Plant City Teacher in Florida FFA Hall of Fame [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 22 2014]
New test helps teachers identify reading strengths [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Winners of the Legal Guide for New Adults YouTu... [Published St Augustine Herald - Jul 21 2014]
WINNERS OF THE LEGAL GUIDE FOR NEW ADULTS YOUTU... [Published Florida Bar News - Jul 21 2014]
Manatee County School District moves up in stat... [Published Sarasota Observer - Jul 21 2014]
Achievements should not be based on more and mo... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
Education summit will address failing Leesburg ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Jul 21 2014]
Florida renewing STEM commitment to rural commu... [Published District Administration - Jul 21 2014]
Schools make the grade [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 21 2014]
State releases 2013/14 elementary and middle sc... [Published Westside Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Chipola to offer new P.E. courses for coaches [Published Chipley Bugle - Jul 19 2014]
Despite state money, private schools skirt publ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 19 2014]
School News, July 19 [Published Suncoast News - Jul 19 2014]
Statewide Awareness Campaign For Helping the Ho... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Jul 19 2014]
Flagler tech academy students score lowest in m... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Jul 19 2014]
SRC School board making big changes [Published Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Jul 18 2014]
J.R. Thompson visited with Milton Kiwanis [Published Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Jul 18 2014]
District officials see challenges in improving ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Jul 18 2014]
New voucher program for kids with disabilities ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 18 2014]
Ladona Kelley graduates from prestigious Leader... [Published The County Record - Jul 18 2014]
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Florida Principal Backs Charter School Conversi... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 11 2014]
When the principal and assistant principal of a Florida public school for severely disabled students proposedconverting Neva King Cooper Educational Center into a charterschool,  the Miami-Dade school district retaliated by demoting them to positions ...
No PolitiFact, Children Can’t Be Recruited Into... [Published Think Progress - May 21 2014]
On Monday, ThinkProgress reported on comments made by Florida state Rep. Charles Van Zant (R) that a new testing program implemented as part of the Common Core education standards would “attract every one of your children to become as homosexual as ...
Inside a Florida School District's Same-Sex Cla... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 20 2014]
A few generations ago, American families could send their daughters to private, all-girl finishing schools , where they learned how to sit properly and nab husbands. Today, Florida families have the option of sending their daughters to all-girl public ...
Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy Receives Virtual P... [Published Business Wire Education News - May 07 2014]
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Edmentum's fully accredited virtual school EdOptions Academy has been recognized by the Florida Department of Education’s Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) as a virtual program provider in Florida. ...
Osceola School District Names United Way VISTA ... [Published Hfuw's Blog - Mar 05 2014]
Each year, the Florida Department of Education sponsors the statewide “Outstanding School Volunteer Award” competition to recognize the many school volunteers who give of themselves unselfishly to help students and schools. A panel of judges selected ...
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