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Controversial Bill Sparks Cries For a Veto From Florida Teachers

Updated: 04/09/2010 - The most controversial bill in this legislative session is on Governor Charlie Crist’s desk and thousands of cries for a veto are pouring in from across the state. The bill eliminates tenure for teachers and bases their pay raises on student test scores.

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Florida House panel focus of teacher pay debate

Posted: 04/05/2010 - A Florida House panel is the next focus of a heated debate over legislation that would make it easier to fire teachers and tie their pay to student test scores.

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Bullying in Schools Still a Problem

Updated: 04/01/2010 - Bullying continues to be a problem in school systems across the country. News 4's sat down with local victim Thursday to discuss the issue and what can be done to bring it to and end.

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Parents upset over plan to cut bilingual program

Posted: 03/28/2010 - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Parents of Spanish-speaking students in central Florida are preparing to contest a plan to cut a bilingual program for more than 1,000 students in 29 Orange County schools.

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Alabama A&M to offer buyouts to 280 employees

Posted: 02/27/2010 - HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama A&M University trustees have decided to offer buyouts to 280 veteran employees as part of budget-cutting measures due to state proration.

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New Rule Threatens Graduation Rates

Updated: 02/26/2010 - Teachers across the state will soon face another hurdle in the classroom. In an effort to help schools’ graduation rates, a new formula is being introduced to measure high school dropout rates.

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