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    Florida Coalition of School Board Members Says State’s Assessment Program Needs Improvement

    Although the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) validation study released today found the FSA to be “valid”, the Florida Coalition of School Board Members still believes our state’s issues with its assessments program remain unresolved and needs...

    Sep 1 • 87 Views • Comments Off on Florida Coalition of School Board Members Says State’s Assessment Program Needs Improvement

    Although the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) validation study released today found the FSA to be “valid”, the Florida Coalition of School Board Members still believes our state’s issues with its assessments program remain unresolved and needs...

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    Lauren Book Files to Run for State Senate

    Child advocate hopes to take her work to next level BROWARD COUNTY, FL — Today, internationally noted advocate for children and victims of sexual assault, Plantation-based Democrat Lauren Book, officially filed paperwork to become a candidate for the...

    Sep 1 • 124 Views • Comments Off on Lauren Book Files to Run for State Senate

    Child advocate hopes to take her work to next level BROWARD COUNTY, FL — Today, internationally noted advocate for children and victims of sexual assault, Plantation-based Democrat Lauren Book, officially filed paperwork to become a candidate for the...

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    UF receives record $706.8 million in research funding in 2015

    GAINESVILLE, FL — The University of Florida received $706.8 million in research awards last year, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2014 by $5.1 million. Among the highlights of the 2015 fiscal year, which ended June 30, was a record $102...

    Sep 1 • 73 Views • Comments Off on UF receives record $706.8 million in research funding in 2015

    GAINESVILLE, FL — The University of Florida received $706.8 million in research awards last year, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2014 by $5.1 million. Among the highlights of the 2015 fiscal year, which ended June 30, was a record $102...

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    Gov. Scott to Kentucky: Florida is a “Right-to-Work” State Ready for Your Business

    TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will lead a domestic economic development mission to Kentucky in September to encourage businesses to relocate to Florida. The Governor will meet with private-sector businesses to explain...

    Aug 31 • 101 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott to Kentucky: Florida is a “Right-to-Work” State Ready for Your Business

    TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will lead a domestic economic development mission to Kentucky in September to encourage businesses to relocate to Florida. The Governor will meet with private-sector businesses to explain...

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    Community Lecture Series talk explores stories, memories of indigenous peoples

    Sep 1 • 73 Views

    St. Augustine, FL — In commemoration of St. Augustine’s 450th anniversary, Flagler College’s Dr. Timothy Johnson unveiled Tuesday some of the lost and riveting stories of indigenous peoples such as the Apalachee and Timucua who, together with Franciscan friars, fashioned a unique social-religious culture in the First Spanish Period (1565 to 1763). [caption id="attachment_100664" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Timothy Johnson[/caption] Johnson, the college’s Craig and Audrey Thorn Distinguished Professor of... Read more >>

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    Gov. Rick Scott to Highlight Job Growth at Pratt & Whitney in Palm...

    Sep 1 • 76 Views

    JUPITER, FL – Tomorrow, September 2, Governor Rick Scott will highlight job growth at Pratt & Whitney in Palm Beach County. WHAT: Press Conference WHEN: 2:15 PM WHERE: Pratt & Whitney Engine Production Center 17900 Bee Line Hwy. Jupiter, FL 33478 NOTE: Please pre-register for the event by contacting Karen Gatenby via email (Karen.Gatenby@pw.utc.com) or phone at 561-796-5031, and be prepared to provide valid photo identification upon arrival. Contact: media@eog.myflorida.com, (850) 717-9282... Read more >>

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    Media Advisory: I-4 Ultimate Safety and Safety Training

    Sep 1 • 102 Views

    Media Advisory I-4 Ultimate Safety and Safety Training Next class is this month/September Orlando - As the I-4 Ultimate project continues to move forward, our top priority is safety and we want to work together with our media partners. Safety Training- If you are planning to cover news in the construction zone, you must get trained. It’s free, easy and only takes a couple hours of your time. Our next class is coming up this month, on September 15.Please call David Parks or Russ Handler. Their contact information i... Read more >>

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    Gov. Scott to Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony of Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-75 in...

    Sep 1 • 92 Views

    BRADENTON, FL – Tomorrow, September 2, Governor Rick Scott will attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the “diverging diamond interchange” project at I-75 in Sarasota. WHAT: I-75 Project Groundbreaking Ceremony WHEN: 9:30 AM WHERE: 6125 Exchange Way Bradenton, Florida 34202 (Lot across from Chili’s) Contact: media@eog.myflorida.com, (850) 717-9282... Read more >>

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    Florida Coalition of School Board Members Says State’s Assessment Program Needs Improvement

    Sep 1 • 87 Views

    Although the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) validation study released today found the FSA to be “valid”, the Florida Coalition of School Board Members still believes our state’s issues with its assessments program remain unresolved and needs improvement. Last school year, thousands of Florida students were interrupted during their exams, for reasons that have yet to be remedied. Many hours of precious instruction time were lost in the rollout of the new test, and its computer-based requirement has caused havoc i... Read more >>

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    Governor Scott Announces Anheuser-Busch to Create 75 New Jobs in Jacksonville

    Sep 1 • 133 Views

    JACKSONVILLE, FL – Governor Rick Scott announced today that Anheuser-Busch will be expanding their Metal Container Corporation (MCC) facility in Jacksonville, which will create 75 new jobs. The company will also make a $170 million capital investment in the community. Anheuser-Busch currently employs more than 800 Floridians across the state. Governor Rick Scott said, “I am excited to announce that Anheuser-Busch has chosen to create 75 jobs and invest more than $100 million in the Jacksonville area. Because of Enter... Read more >>

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    Desperate Jeb Bush is Donald Trump’s Chief Attacker + 5 Other Reasons Jeb’s...

    Sep 1 • 78 Views

    Jeb Bush has lost his frontrunner status and his desperation is apparent. Jeb’s become Donald Trump’s chief attacker, most recently releasing a web video that highlights Donald Trump’s past support for liberal policies and praise for Hillary Clinton.  In his determined effort to damage Trump, Jeb forgot that he once sang a similar tune about Hillary Clinton: “Former Secretary Clinton has dedicated her life to serving and engaging people across the world in democracy” –Jeb Bush, 2013 He even attacked Donald Tru... Read more >>

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    Gov. Scott: More People Are Bringing Their Money to Florida

    Sep 1 • 78 Views

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Today, Americans for Tax Reform highlighted newly released IRS data that showed Florida was the greatest recipient of new wealth of any other state in the nation. In 2013, more than 74,000 new residents brought with them $8.34 billion in adjusted gross income (AGI) to spend in the Sunshine State. Governor Rick Scott said, “It’s not surprising Florida was the greatest recipient of new wealth of any other state in the nation. In addition to our pristine natural resources and great climate, we’ve work... Read more >>

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