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Florida schools ordered to reopen next month

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Monday ordered public schools to reopen in August and offer…

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Corcoran pushes changes in state college system

TALLAHASSEE — Florida education czar Richard Corcoran bristles at being called a disrupter. He prefers the gentler label of “transformer,” a brand Corcoran burnished during…

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Enrollment conundrum solved, still not good

Thanks to public records supplied by the Escambia County School District, Inweekly has found that district’s enrollment is down 977 students in its traditional schools….

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Posted in Caring Education

Corcoran shakes up disabilities organization

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran has threatened a criminal investigation into a state organization that…

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Profound words from Dr. Dre’

When Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran last Friday traveled to Pensacola to speak to the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club, he brought with him the 2020 Florida…

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Cash incentives for teachers in struggling schools

Following Governor Ron DeSantis’ directive to recruit and maintain high quality teachers in areas of critical concern to our students, Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran…

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Corcoran endorses Putnam for governor

By Lloyd Dunkelberger THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Richard Corcoran on Wednesday dropped his potential bid for governor and endorsed Agriculture…

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House amendment screws up Child Marriage Bill

The Florida House has adopted its version of the Child Marriage Bill that paves the way for parents to continue forcing their pregnant daughters, ages…

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Will state help Miami get Amazon HQ2? Scott ‘Yes’, Corcoran ‘No’

By Lloyd Dunkelberger NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA… After playing the key role in reducing and revamping Florida’s economic development program last year, House Speaker Richard…

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