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Education Nation

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

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST

Florida Gets Good Marks in New Education Report Card

Florida Gets Good Marks in New Education Report Card

A new national report card on Florida’s education system shows the achievement level of students is increasing, while the performance gap for minorities is getting smaller. “We’re very, very excited by...

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 01:48 AM EST

School Leaders Want More Time Before New Tests

School Leaders Want More Time Before New Tests

The state of Florida evaluates teacher performance based, in part, on the principal's observations and on how well the teacher's students score on the FCAT and the end-of-course exams.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:19 AM EST

Schools Launch Website for Digital Gadgets

Schools Launch Website for Digital Gadgets

Digital learning for all is the model, getting there is expensive but no longer a dream. The superintendent told us the bond issue passed by voters last year will help buy about 140,000 laptops for families that...

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 09:31 PM EST

Miami-Dade Schools Open Store for Homeless Students

Miami-Dade Schools Open Store for Homeless Students

Everything on the shelves is donated and reserved for homeless kids in Miami-Dade's school system.

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 09:48 PM EST

Students Learn To Be Their Own Boss at Homestead High

Students Learn To Be Their Own Boss at Homestead High

The students at Homestead High's "Entrepreneurship Academy" are making their own shirts and then selling them to learn about business.

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 08:15 PM EST

Broward Changing Guidelines for Handling Misbehavior at School

Broward Changing Guidelines for Handling Misbehavior at School

The county leads the state in number of students arrested on campuses

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 08:16 AM EST

Math Anxiety Takes on New Meaning

Math Anxiety Takes on New Meaning

Now it could refer to what parents feel when their kids ask them for help with their math homework.

Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 08:00 PM EDT

High School Offers Residential Electrical Wiring Class

High School Offers Residential Electrical Wiring Class

Twenty specially selected students are enrolled in the school’s residential electrical wiring class, a partnership with Florida International University.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 07:34 PM EDT

2 SoFla Nominees for 1st Grammy Music Educator Award

2 SoFla Nominees for 1st Grammy Music Educator Award

Two South Florida teachers share a huge honor.

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 06:28 PM EDT

Many Students Go to College Unprepared: Educator

Many Students Go to College Unprepared: Educator

Miami Dade College has an extensive program to put its students on the path to a college degree