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Florida's New Education Chief

Posted 12.13.2012 | Education

Tony Bennett, Indiana's outgoing Republican superintendent for public instruction, will move to Florida to serve as the state's new education commissi...

Good News For Children Of Florida's Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 11.07.2012 | Miami

State education leaders decided against appealing a judge's ruling that the children of Florida's undocumented immigrants cannot be charged higher tui...

Embattled Florida Education Commissioner Resigns After Short Stint

Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

Citing family reasons, Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson is resigning from the position he has held for one year, the Miami Herald report...

"Let's Be Real Clear"

Rita M. Solnet | Posted 08.20.2012 | Education
Rita M. Solnet

Let's be real clear. The student is no longer the focus in our schools -- the FCAT is. This well intended, yet misguided, accountability pendulum has swung so far the other way that it hinders learning.

Fight Ensues Over Florida Exams Failed By Most, Teacher Included

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.12.2012 | Education

In Florida, controversy continues over whether state Board of Education acted appropriately by lowering the requirements for a passing score on the Fl...