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National Assessment Of Education Progress Scores Low In Florida

The 2015 scores for the National Assessment of Education Progress exam (NAEP) are out, and the overall results were low for Florida and the nation as a whole. The scores for Florida's eighth graders in the national math exam were lower than two years ago. Despite these low scores, Duval County Public schools were ranked among the top districts in the U.S. in both reading and math.

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John Lewis Visits UF, Speaks On Black Lives Matter

Congressman John Lewis, the only living member of the "Big 6" from the Civil Rights Movement, came to UF to talk about his work. Students and community members in attendance asked him questions about his life and his opinion on the new Black Lives Matter social media movement. Lewis encouraged the audience to continue fighting for equality.

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