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New Law Reduces Testing At Florida Public Schools

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, April 14 (Reuters) - Governor Rick Scott signed legislation rolling back testing in Florida public scho...

Rick Scott Unveils New Education Initiatives To Calm Common Core Critics

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug 25 (Reuters) - Florida's Republican governor, Rick Scott, unveiled two new education initiati...

Bush, Scott Secret Meeting Sparks Anger

WGCU | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

Governor Rick Scott angered education advocates by holding a secret meeting with former Gov. Job Bush. The two discussed education policy. The current...

Rick Scott's Back-To-School Fail

Posted 08.14.2013 | Miami

The good news: Gov. Rick Scott is offering Florida teachers $250 debit cards to buy school supplies. The bad news: They get the cards over a month ...

Contentious Proposals Put Rick Scott At Risk With GOP

Miami Herald | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Gov. Rick Scott is in a tight spot with teachers....

Rick Scott Faces Fire Over 'Outrageous' Proposal

Tallahassee.com | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

There’s one person not on this year’s ballot who is still getting his fair share of grief: Gov. Rick Scott....

Rick Scott Attacks College Major His Own Daughter Studied

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday in an interview with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that the state does not need more anthropologists. As it turns ou...

Gov. Rick Scott Sued By Florida Education Association Over Pay Cut

Miami Herald | Posted 08.20.2011 | Education

The Florida Education Associate announced today it has filed a class action lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott and other trustess of the state retirement...

Florida Gov. Signs Controversial Teacher Merit Pay, Tenure Bill

Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Far-reaching but divisive legislation that creates a merit pay plan tied to student test scores for Florida teachers while ending...

Inside Rick Scott's Plan For Massive State Shakeup

Mother Jones | — David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives have been plotting for years to blow up the public school system. Now, Florida's incoming governor Rick Scott is poised to light the fus...