Tag Archives: Florida Board of Education

In the News: Boston conflicting reports, Immigration proposal released, Teachers sue over evaluation system, FDA bans generic OxyContin

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Boston courthouse evacuated after FBI rebukes report of bomb suspect arrest – After contradicting reports, an official FBI statement was released saying no arrest has been made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack at this time. The Atlantic Wire [...]

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In the News: Florida consumer confidence, Florida education commissioner search, Horner keeps chamber of commerce position, Nuclear Iran

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:44 am

Florida consumer confidence hits five-year high – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com – Consumer confidence in Florida is the highest it has been since October 2007. Increases were seen in all five components used to evaluate the economic sentiments of Floridians, according [...]

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FCAT scores affecting more than just students

By on May 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:33 am

In a reaction to dramatically lower-than-expected FCAT writing scores from fourth, eighth, and 10th grade students, the Florida Board of Education lowered the passing score. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports that even though students in Alachua County did better [...]

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