Florida State Officials Gather for Education Summit

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Following a summer of debate and controversy in Florida's education system, state officials are gathering in Clearwater for a hastily-arranged, three-day summit to address pending issues.

Gov. Rick Scott called the summit, which is scheduled to begin Monday afternoon to address everything from the state's A-through-F grading system, teacher evaluations and new standards known as the Common Core.

State Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford are key partners in the summit. They've also designated legislative leaders to participate.

Scott says Florida's students "need and deserve a quality education that emphasized critical thinking and analysis."

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