Florida Department of Education

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Name: Florida Department of Education
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Martin County candidates named for Teacher of the Year

PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLSBRIEFLYA College and Career Fair will take place 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Palm Beach Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.Florida Atlantic University is hosting an expo for Palm Beach County high school students ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

State drops test for young students

From The News Service of FloridaFrom The News Service of FloridaA test given to young elementary school students will not be used this year, according to the Florida Department of Education.The agency said the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading, ... [Published Jacksonville Daily Record - 18 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

FSU's Jameis Winston Out for 1st Half of Clemson Game

What do you think of the punishment?Florida State University’s Seminoles willhave to do without quarterback Jameis Winston for the first half of the school’smatch-up against Clemson Saturday.The quarterback was benched from the halfafter allegedly making ... [Published Bradenton Patch - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Duval County Taking Lead On Call For State Testing Pause

The Duval County School Board has become the latest in a growing list of school and district officials pushing back against the state’s controversial testing plans this year.Board members drafted a resolution calling on the Florida Department of Education ... [Published WJCT - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

Florida reading exam suspended for technical issues

Fifth-grade students in the technology lab at Suntree Elementary in Melbourne. (Photo: TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY)Teacher Debra Smith was "thrilled" to hear the news: The Florida Department of Education suspended a standardized reading exam, at least for ... [Published Florida Today - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Hundreds of drivers passing school bus stop signs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —Action News has uncovered startling new information about the safety of local kids on school buses. A new report by the Florida Department of Education shows drivers are endangering local children by illegally passing school busse ... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kathleen Oropeza: Youngsters are victims of bad law 1 hour ago

Kathleen Oropeza (Photo:My View)Who in their right mind would subject kindergartners to seven or more high-stakes end-of-course exams? The Florida Legislature, that’s who.There’s no way to sugar-coat this. It’s been covered with disbelief in the national ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

District enrollment numbers up, schools hiring more teachers 2 days ago

Schools across Leon County have had to hire additional teachers in order to help deal with a district-wide increase in enrollment.Students socialize and find their way to class before the start of the first day of school at Leon High School on Monday, ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Database/Map: Florida's open charter schools

Josiah Hurtley, an 8th grader, yells out for friends receiving awards June 3, 2014 at Marco Island Charter Middle School. Students spent the day winding down the school year before leaving for summer break. The 6th-8th grade school is one of the most ... [Published Naples Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

District offers educational standards workshop

By Donald RodrigueFor Hometown NewsMARTIN COUNTY -- Martin County High School will be the scene of a cutting-edge program Sept. 15 designed to provide parents and guardians with information and tools to help their students succeed and thrive on school ... [Published Hometown News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainly Going to Get Canned for Refusing to Administer Tests

woolywonderworks, FlickrPerhaps in anticipation of the modern demands of adulthood , filling out paperwork standardized testing in schools is all the rage these days. Thanksin part to a federal cattle-prod - carrot-stick educational policy, teachers are ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

HCC promises financial aid refunds by midnight

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla - Close to 13,000 students attending Hillsborough Community College have been promised by college leaders they will finally receive their financial aid refunds by midnight.Most students were unaware of a procedural change pushing ... [Published ABC Action News - Sep 11 2014]

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"The presence on campus with or without a gun will make a difference when it comes to addressing safety of our children" Harvey said
"We should take this opportunity to have a much more thoughtful discussion about the role standards-based tests should play in evaluating the overall success of students, teachers and schools" Binggeli said
"Because of this technological glitch and based on the input of superintendents, Commissioner Stewart took action on this matter" said Joe Follick, a spokesman for the Florida Department of Education
"Think about if it was your child what would you do? You wouldn't be driving around the bus? You wouldn't be driving around the bus" she said

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Martin County candidates named for Teacher of t... [Published The Palm Beach Post - 6 hours ago]
FSU's Jameis Winston Out for 1st Half of Clemso... [Published Bradenton Patch - 13 hours ago]
New security guards in Manatee County, Fla. sch... [Published Security Design & Technology - 14 hours ago]
State drops test for young students [Published Jacksonville Daily Record - 18 hours ago]
Duval County Taking Lead On Call For State Test... [Published WJCT - Sep 17 2014]
Florida reading exam suspended for technical is... [Published Florida Today - Sep 16 2014]
Cutler Bay cuts tax rate [Published Miami Herald - Sep 16 2014]
Florida Suspends FAIR Testing in Elementary Sch... [Published Clearwater Patch - Sep 16 2014]
Florida halts online reading test that was focu... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 16 2014]
State suspends K-2 reading tests [Published Naples Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
Study: Hundreds of drivers passing school bus s... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Sep 15 2014]
Kathleen Oropeza: Youngsters are victims of bad... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
District enrollment numbers up, schools hiring ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
Database/Map: Florida's open charter schools [Published Naples Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
Day 1: Cracks in the charter school system [Published Naples Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
Literacy program helps children read at grade l... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 12 2014]
District offers educational standards workshop [Published Hometown News - Sep 12 2014]
State signs off on Heid’s superintendent certif... [Published Elgin Courier News - Sep 11 2014]
Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published REASON Online - Sep 11 2014]
Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 11 2014]
HCC promises financial aid refunds by midnight [Published ABC Action News - Sep 11 2014]
Martin County School district hosts workshop [Published The Palm Beach Post - Sep 11 2014]
Palm Beach County schools won't opt out of testing [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 11 2014]
Palm Beach schools won't opt out of testing [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 11 2014]
Lawsuit: School voucher program unconstitutional [Published TCPalm - Sep 09 2014]
Hiring Part-Time Drivers Could Shorten Bay Co. ... [Published WJHG - Sep 09 2014]
Financial literacy class in high school: Senato... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 08 2014]
School board to consider slight tax rate increase [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 08 2014]
Tips for Public Project Architectural Design fr... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 08 2014]
Report ranks Lake County School District 46th [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Sep 08 2014]
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Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 11 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="181" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_09/pay-attention-kids-thisll-be-o.jpg?h=181&w=250" title="pay attention, kids, this'll be on the final|||woolywonderworks, Flickr" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt; ...
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. ...
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