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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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    Governor Honors Outstanding STEM Teachers


    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).

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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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    Two Florida Colleges Named Finalists for the Prestigious Aspen Prize


    Indian River State College and Santa Fe College were named finalists for the 2015 Prize in Aspen’s official announcement.

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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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Commissioner Pam Stewart Announces Two Key Education Initiatives

Commissioner Pam Stewart Announces Two Key Education Initiatives

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Commissioner Pam Stewart: Graduation Rates at 11-Year High

Commissioner Pam Stewart: Graduation Rates at 11-Year High

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Governor and Florida Cabinet Highlight Program to Match Floridians with Disabilities to Jobs

Governor and Florida Cabinet Highlight Program to Match Floridians with Disabilities to Jobs

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Governor Scott Honors Nine Outstanding STEM Teachers with Shine Awards

Governor Scott Honors Nine Outstanding STEM Teachers with Shine Awards

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Teacher Evaluation Data Now Available Online

Teacher Evaluation Data Now Available Online

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Governor Rick Scott Honored Six Florida Teachers with Governor’s Shine Awards

Governor Rick Scott Honored Six Florida Teachers with Governor’s Shine Awards

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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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