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In his speech to state lawmakers who were kicking off a 60-day legislative session, Gov. Crist called for fully funding the revised merit-pay program for teachers that the legislature created last year.
March 19, 2008 – Education Week
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The Duval County, Fla., district sees the courses as part of a shift to teaching more students college-level skills.
March 12, 2008 – Education Week
Few observers regard the compromise as signaling an end to nationwide discord over the issue.
February 27, 2008 | Updated: February 21, 2019 – Education Week
Starting with the 2008-09 school year, individual districts must meet new size caps in each classroom.
February 20, 2008 – Education Week
An audit of professional-development literacy programs in a Florida district has found that students of teachers trained in those programs showed significant gains in reading-test scores.
February 13, 2008 – Education Week
While lower tax bills may make homeowners happy, they threaten a precious and typically stable source of revenue for school districts.
February 6, 2008 – Education Week
The nonprofit organization will offer cash awards to as many as 100 teachers a year whose students show gains on state tests.
January 30, 2008 – Education Week
Free-Reading.net, an open-source reading product for K-12 schools, provides a 40-week supplemental program for struggling readers, as well as separate lessons and teaching tools.
January 23, 2008 – Education Week
January 9, 2008 – Education Week
Problems in the Sunshine State are likely to prompt renewed scrutiny of state-run investment funds elsewhere.
December 12, 2007 – Education Week

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