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Among Governor Rick Scott’s list of vetoed projects is $3 million that had been earmarked for a review of school technology needs.

Florida Board of Governors

Florida’s 12 public universities are discussing their annual strategic goals before the state university system governing board. The move comes as the system moves ahead with its performance-based evaluation and funding system.

Florida's State Board of Education
Florida Department of Education

Florida’s education board is debating how much technology is needed in the state’s public schools. The conversation comes amid ongoing problems with computer-based exams and testing concerns.

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The Florida Department of Education says some of the state’s mandated end-of-course exams won’t count toward a student’s final grade this year. The move addresses part of a new law that calls for a review of state exams.

A legal challenge to the state’s key school choice program has been tossed by a Leon County judge. The ruling centered on whether the groups bringing the challenge could do it, and not on whether the corporate tax scholarship program is legal.

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