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Drew WilsonJanuary 28, 2016
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The House Education Appropriations Subcommittee voted for a committee bill Thursday that would codify K-12 and university performance funding programs into state law. Miami Republican Rep. Erik Fresen, who chairs the committee, said HB 7043 would “provide Florida students with the best education possible, from grade school to postsecondary school.” “By passing this bill, we […]

Associated PressDecember 7, 2015
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About 5,200 Florida teaches will receive bonuses as part of a program that rewards instructors based on how they scored on college admissions exams. The Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program will reward more than $8,400 to each instructor by April 1, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The program, which ties bonuses to teachers’ scores on […]

Dan GelberJune 21, 2015

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Jeb Bush earned the moniker of Florida’s “Education Governor” because he made education his primary policy focus while in office and the area he most focused on since. And Jeb Bush was a very busy education governor. He force-fed unprecedented testing into public schools, did all he could to neuter the teaching unions, and apologetically […]


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