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Florida Students Say Discrimination In Testing

The complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center asked the federal Department of Justice to look into the standardized testing goals of the Florida Department of Education and the state Board of Education.

CBS Tampa–08/02/2013

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Scott Makes Pay Raise Pitch To Fla. School Board

Gov. Rick Scott is trying to enlist support from the State Board of Education for giving all Florida teachers a $2,500 pay raise.

02/18/2013

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Florida Judge Delays Teacher Evaluation Plan

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An administrative law judge’s ruling has delayed but not stopped a new state teacher evaluation system. The Florida Education Association is holding a news conference on Tuesday in Tallahassee to discuss […]

CBS Tampa–11/20/2012

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Florida Now Giving Parents More FCAT Information

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The state Department of Education is launching a campaign to give parents more information about the new, tougher version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. It was launched Monday, six days […]

05/21/2012

File photo of students taking a test. Preliminary results show a dramatic decline in writing scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. (FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

Dramatic Drop In Preliminary FCAT Writing Scores

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Preliminary results show a dramatic decline in writing scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The State Board of Education on Monday responded by scheduling an emergency conference call meeting for […]

CBS Tampa–05/14/2012

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