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Blessing of the Fire Engine

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4 Tips to deal with mold after a hurricane

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Commissioners declare state of emergency in light of Hurricane Michael

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Commissioners declare state of emergency in light of Hurricane Michael

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Jackson County Education Foundation rewards teachers

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DANGER MAKES THE BEST STORIES

DANGER MAKES THE BEST STORIES

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Waste Management stands by abeyance on UIC

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Five generations of Malone Tigers

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Education

FCAT Achievement Reading and Math

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.– During the past year, Florida minority students made progress in closing the achievement gap on several national and state level measures. African American and Hispanic students made more improvement from 2011 to 2013 on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) assessments in reading and mathematics, performance and participation…
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Teacher Pay Raises Letter from Governor Scott

Tallahassee, Fla. Today, Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to all Florida superintendents thanking the 16 superintendents and school boards who have worked together to negotiate with unions and ratify collective bargaining agreements for teachers that resulted in pay raises. He also spoke with Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart…
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Anthony Anderson appointed Interim Liberty County School Superintendent

Tallahassee –  Anothony Anderson was appointed as Interim Liberty County Superintendent of Schools. Anderson, 60 years old is a retired educator from Bristol Florida.  He has nearly 30 years of experience including 30 years as a teacher and superintendent in Liberty County from 2000 - 2004.  He was employed at…
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Gov Scott Announces Decision to Withdraw from PARCC

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Following the Governor's Education Summit in Tampa a few weeks ago, Governor Rick Scott sent a letter to State Board of Education Chairman Gary Chartrand today, outlining six steps for the board to: 1) Maintain high education standards; and,2) Remove the state from federal intrusion in education…
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DJJ Juvenile Probation Officers Graduate from the Florida Public Safety Institute

WHO: Please join Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters as she addresses the newest graduating class of certified juvenile probation officers on Friday at DJJ Headquarters in Tallahassee. The graduates, pictured below, will work with youth in the cities listed to their names: Front row (L-R): Richard Lawton-Gainesville,…
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FSU Student Leaders, President To Join Forces In Support Of In-State Tuition For Student Veterans

What: Florida State University Student Body President Rosie Contreras and student-veteran Andrew Sloan will issue a call to action to students across the state to support proposed legislative bills to offer in-state tuition to veterans who wish to attend one of Florida's state universities. Where: Florida Capitol (in front of…
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Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt

TALLAHASSEE In honor of College Savings Month in September, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced that the Department of Financial Services is teaming up for a second year with the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA) to offer a free webinar entitled "Paying for College: Controlling…
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