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    Governor Presents Shine Awards to Nine Educators


    During January’s Cabinet meeting, Governor Rick Scott recognized nine outstanding reading and English language arts educators for their contributions to education.

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    Learn more about 2015 Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! events.


    This annual celebration planned for January 26-30, 2015 encourages students to keep reading and improving their literacy skills.

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    Keep Florida Learning Committee


    Apply now to serve on the Keep Florida Learning Committee!

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    Florida Graduation Rates At An All Time High


    Statewide graduation rates increased to an 11-year high of 76.1 percent, a rise of nearly 17 percentage points since 2003-04.

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    2015 Long Range Program Plan Now Available


    Find out more about the department's mission, goals, objectives and measures for the next fiscal year.

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Welcome to the Florida Department of Education's new website. Every day we work hand in hand with parents, teachers, educators and community members to improve Florida's education system for students of all backgrounds and abilities. Our new site reflects this cooperative relationship and the role that so many Floridians play in ensuring student success.

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First Lady Ann Scott and Florida Students Celebrate Literacy In Florida Schools

First Lady Ann Scott and Florida Students Celebrate Literacy In Florida Schools

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Citrus Superintendent Named District Data Leader

Citrus Superintendent Named District Data Leader

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Gov. Scott Presents Shine Awards to Nine Reading and English Educators

Gov. Scott Presents Shine Awards to Nine Reading and English Educators

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St. Lucie Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Award

St. Lucie Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Award

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Commissioner Stewart Thanks School First Responders

Commissioner Stewart Thanks School First Responders

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Commissioner of Education Honors Florida First Responders

Commissioner of Education Honors Florida First Responders

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Governor Scott Honors Nine Outstanding STEM Teachers

Governor Scott Honors Nine Outstanding STEM Teachers

Today, during the Florida Cabinet meeting, Governor Rick Scott recognized nine educators who have made outstanding contributions to their schools and students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with the Governor’s Shine Award.

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FDOE Holiday Food Drive

FDOE Holiday Food Drive

Last week, Florida Department of Education employees donated more than 560 lbs. of non-perishable food items to needy families through Second Harvest Food Bank of the Big Bend.

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Parental Involvement Month Kick-Off Event

Parental Involvement Month Kick-Off Event

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Commissioner Stewart's Back-to-School Tour

Commissioner Stewart's Back-to-School Tour

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FDOE Mentoring Drive

FDOE Mentoring Drive

Representatives from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Big Bend, Boys Club of the Big Bend, Guardian Ad Litem Program and Leon County schools spoke to department employees about the importance of mentoring.

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College Colors Day

College Colors Day

On August 29, Florida Department of Education employees dressed in their favorite college colors to support higher education.

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