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Welcome to the Florida Department of Education's 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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Updated 2015 High School Graduation Rate

Updated 2015 High School Graduation Rate

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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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High Impact Teacher Corps Graduation

High Impact Teacher Corps Graduation

On Friday, May 12, 2017, 42 High Impact Teachers Corps members were honored at their final professional development session and graduation. View all of the photos here: https://flic.kr/s/aHskZQVms2

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Summer Literacy Adventure

Summer Literacy Adventure

On May 1, 2017, First Lady Ann Scott welcomed more than 30 students from Springwood Elementary School to the Governor’s Mansion for the seventh annual Summer Literacy Adventure kick-off. The Summer Literacy Adventure challenges students to pledge to read as many books as possible over the summer, with the goal of students maintaining and improving upon the skills they gained during the previous school year. To view the entire album of the event, click here: https://flic.kr/s/aHskZ3Y8g3

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

On April 3, 2017, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart hosted the agency’s annual pinwheel planting ceremony at the Turlington Building in Tallahassee. The pinwheels will remain on the lawn through the month of April to symbolize the promise of the happy childhoods all children deserve.

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Children's Day at the Capitol

Children's Day at the Capitol

On March 28, 2017 Commissioner Pam Stewart, K-12 Chancellor Hershel Lyons, and many Florida educators and leaders took part in the 2017 Children's Day festivities. At the event there were book readings, face paintings, educational trivia and many more activities all in the name of supporting the healthy growth and development of Florida's youth.Here is a quick review of the event.

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2017 Black History Month Awards Reception at the Florida Governor's Mansion

2017 Black History Month Awards Reception at the Florida Governor's Mansion

On February 16, 2017, Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott announced the 2017 Black History Month student contest winners and Excellence in Education award recipients. This year’s theme was “A Recognition of the Role of African-Americans in Shaping Florida Today,” and the winners were honored during the annual Black History Month reception at the Florida Governor’s Mansion. For more information on the award winners and reception click here: http://bit.ly/2lbNihW. To view the full photo album, click here: https://www.flickr.com/gp/fldoe/292gr3

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Celebrate Literacy Week 2017

Celebrate Literacy Week 2017

On January 26, 2017, First Lady Ann Scott recognized the winners of the Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! Service Project Contest. First Lady Scott was joined by K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Hershel Lyons and Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delasencerie. The award ceremony concludes the week-long celebration of reading and literacy in Florida's schools. Click here to view the full album: https://flic.kr/s/aHskQFYPNF

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