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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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Governor Rick Scott’s Florida First Budget Will Make Florida First in Education

Governor Rick Scott’s Florida First Budget Will Make Florida First in Education

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Education Commissioner Presents Tallahassee Community College with a Scholarship Check for First-Generation & Health Sciences Students

Education Commissioner Presents Tallahassee Community College with a Scholarship Check for First-Generation & Health Sciences Students

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Commissioner Stewart Keeps Focus On Accountability With Florida Standards Assessments Passing Score Recommendations

Commissioner Stewart Keeps Focus On Accountability With Florida Standards Assessments Passing Score Recommendations

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Gov. Scott Creates Young Entrepreneur Award for Florida Students, Graduates and Young Business Leaders

Gov. Scott Creates Young Entrepreneur Award for Florida Students, Graduates and Young Business Leaders

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Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Invite K-12 Students to Participate in 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month Contests

Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott Invite K-12 Students to Participate in 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month Contests

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Commissioner Stewart Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Commissioner Stewart Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

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2016 Commissioner’s Summit for Principals

2016 Commissioner’s Summit for Principals

On February 8th, 2016, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart named Rhonda Hunt from Eustis Heights Elementary School in Lake County as the 2016 Principal of the Year and Anne Bieber from Vero Beach High School in Indian River County as the 2016 Assistant Principal of the Year. These school leaders were honored during the annual Commissioner’s Summit for Principals in Orlando for contributing to increased student performance, safe learning environments and successful partnerships with parents and community members.

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Wall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

Wall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) held a ceremony to dedicate a permanent display recognizing department employees and loved ones who serve our country through active duty military service and reserves, and military veterans now employed by FDOE.

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day

Florida Department of Education employees visited several local schools to read to students in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.

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Commissioner's Summit for Principals

Commissioner's Summit for Principals

Dr. Angela Murphy-Osborne from Palmetto Elementary School in the Orange County School District was named the 2015 winner of the Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership at an awards luncheon during the Commissioner’s Summit for Principals. Dustin Sims of Flagler Palm Coast High School (FPCH) in the Flagler County School District was honored with the Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award.

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Governor's Teacher of the Year Summit

Governor's Teacher of the Year Summit

Governor Rick Scott launched his annual Teacher of the Year Summit, bringing the state’s top teachers to the Capitol for a two-day workshop and celebration. Nearly 50 teachers of the year are participating in this year’s summit.

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Career and Technical Education Day on the Hill

Career and Technical Education Day on the Hill

In February, the Florida Department of Education joins students and educators across the state celebrating Career and Technical Education Month. In honor of the observance, Governor Rick Scott issued a proclamation (PDF) highlighting career and technical education opportunities available throughout Florida.

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