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Thursday, October 3, 2013

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Department to Hold Public Meetings on Florida Standards

Tallahassee, Fla., October 3, 2013 - The Florida Department of Education will hold three public meetings on the state's mathematics and English language arts (ELA) standards in accordance with Governor Scott's executive order. Floridians who are unable to attend the public meetings are encouraged to submit their feedback via email or on a designated website.

"Florida's families deserve rigorous, clear standards that will prepare our students for success in college and career," said Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart. "We look forward to the public's input, especially from teachers, students and their parents who are currently using these standards in their classrooms, to ensure that they meet our state's high expectations."

Floridians can submit their feedback in three ways.

  1. Website:
  2. Email:
  3. Public Meetings: October 15, 16 and 17, 2013

What: Florida Math and ELA Standards Public Meetings

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Hillsborough Community College - Dale Mabry Campus
Student Services Building - Auditorium - Room 111
4001 West Tampa Bay Boulevard

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Broward College - Davie Campus
Bailey Concert Hall - Building 4
3501 SW Davie Road

Thursday, October 17, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Tallahassee Community College
Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education Auditorium
1528 Surgeons Drive

All comments must be submitted by October 31, 2013, to be considered for review. For more information, visit the department's Standards Review webpage.