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Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 10:43 PM EST

Class Size Law Has Ripple Effects in Broward's Schools

Class Size Law Has Ripple Effects in Broward's Schools

The public school districts have to pay penalties to the state for every class period that violates the class-size law. Broward paid $1.3 million last year.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 04:27 PM EST

Driver Cell Phone Ban Proposed in Broward: Report

Driver Cell Phone Ban Proposed in Broward: Report

The Broward County Public Schools may ban drivers on school property from using cell phones or any other electronic devices when their cars are in motion, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 01:30 AM EST

Portfolio Day at Miami School Draws Top Recruiters

Portfolio Day at Miami School Draws Top Recruiters

Portfolio Day at Miami’s Design and Architecture Senior High is sort of like a science fair for art and design students.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 at 08:07 PM EST

Florida Board of Education Weighs Changes to Common Core

Florida Board of Education Weighs Changes to Common Core

Education Commissioner Pam Stewart defended proposed changes to the Common Core on Tuesday, saying they will set Florida apart and strengthen the state's academic standards.

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 06:32 PM EST

Schools Try to Teach Parents to Cook to Their Kids

Schools Try to Teach Parents to Cook to Their Kids

The district is trying to get lower income parents more involved with all aspects of their kids’ education, including choosing good, healthy nutrition over fast food.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 04:00 PM EST

Florida College Graduation Rates Called Unacceptable

Florida College Graduation Rates Called Unacceptable

Graduation rates at some Florida universities are being called unacceptable.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 09:22 PM EST

Hialeah Principal Named One of Florida's Elite

Hialeah Principal Named One of Florida's Elite

Anna Hernandez walks the halls of M.A. Milam K-8 Center in Hialeah, and kids run up to hug her.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST

Florida Kicks Off 'Celebrate Literacy Week'

Florida Kicks Off 'Celebrate Literacy Week'

First Lady Ann Scott was at American High School on Monday to help promote the week

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 07:09 PM EST

Party's Over: School Resumes After Winter Break

Party's Over: School Resumes After Winter Break

Joy Talley teaches sixth-grade social studies, and says this day is usually a get-back-up-to-speed day.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 06:40 PM EST

South Florida High Schools See No Fs for 2013

South Florida High Schools See No Fs for 2013

Nearly half of Florida's high schools are getting an A grade for the 2012-13 school year.