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Scott Wants Colleges To Develop 4-Year Degrees That Cost No More Than $10G

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday challenged Florida’s community and state colleges to develop four-year degrees that would cost no more than $10,000, which also would continue their move into an area that was once the sole domain of the state’s public universities.


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Half Of Florida High School Students Fail FCAT Test

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State education officials say about half of Florida’s ninth and 10th grade students failed the reading portion of the new, more rigorous Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. High school students must pass […]


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Education Secretary Questions Florida Law On Tutoring

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan questioned Thursday why the Florida Legislature passed a law requiring districts to continue tutoring services that have not proven effective. Florida was one of nearly a dozen […]


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