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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Customers of Florida's largest utility will soon start paying more on their power bills. State regulators on Tuesday approved changes requested by Florida Power & Light that will raise the average residential bill nearly $5 a month starting in January.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy is set to be arraigned on murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges in the killing of his high school math teacher.
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is opening a visit to China by urging Chinese students to challenge their government, teachers and religious leaders.
(BPT) - When the holiday season arrives, so too does the enigma of holiday tipping. What’s supposed to be a sign of gratitude for great service, can quickly turn into stress as you try to decide if and how much you should tip the handyman, mail carrier, babysitter and many more.
Nearly 98 percent of Florida's classroom teachers are "effective" or "highly effective" according to ratings released by state officials.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 98 percent of Florida's classroom teachers are "effective" or "highly effective" according to ratings released by state officials.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge under fire for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared older than her true age says he deserves to be censured but not removed from the bench for his remarks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement.
The academic performance of U.S. students is holding steady on a key international test, but no one is celebrating. New results show that the U.S. is slipping in global test rankings as such nations as Latvia and Poland move up. Japan, China, Singapore and South Korea continue to hold top spots in the test rankings.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is asking school superintendents once again to finalize pay raises for teachers. Scott on Monday sent out a letter pointing out that 28 districts have finalized pay raises, while another 15 districts have reached tentative agreements over the raises. Florida has 67 school districts.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is asking school superintendents once again to finalize pay raises for teachers.
My husband once said I had only two speeds — fast and asleep. It's not true. I'm fast even in my sleep. People would ask him, a tortoise, how he kept up. He told them he didn't. He just got out-of-the-way.
SARASOTA, FLA. - Helen Pastore is a special education teacher who works with high school and adult students at Oak Park School. Part of her job includes teaching students how to function in the community, live independently and secure jobs.
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 2, 2013--As parents complete their holiday shopping, chances are that more than half of their kids will find a tech gift under the tree, says a new survey of parents released today by PBS KIDS. Roughly half of parents (54%) plan to purchase or give a tech item to their children this holiday season, and the number is even higher for younger, tech-savvy millennial parents, ages 18-34, with nearly 6 in 10 (59%) saying they’ll make a technology purchase. At the top of the list for all parents planning a tech purchase this holiday season are tablets, which edged out video game consoles 28% to 18%. Combined, the number of parents planning to purchase a tablet or a smartphone was more than one-third (36%), according to the PBS KIDS survey of 1,000 US parents with kids between the ages of 2 and 10, conducted in November 2013 by ORCInternational.
(Family Features) The holiday season is a time for generosity and kindness. While you're on the quest for the perfect gifts for loved ones, why not pick those that support children in need?
(BPT) - Tablets are clearly today’s hot tech device: shipments will reach 184 million units in 2013 alone, estimates Gartner, an information technology research company. If you don’t already own a tablet, it’s very possible you might receive an iPad, Kindle or Nexus as a holiday gift. Knowing a few tricks to get the most out of your new mobile device will ensure it helps streamline your life both at work and at home.
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — Remembering the plot of a short story is no longer good enough in teacher Amy Lawson's fifth-grade classroom — or in the majority of American classrooms.
MIAMI (AP) — The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season has come to an end. The season concluded Saturday after a total of 13 named storms, only two of which became hurricanes. Forecasters had predicted a busy year, but 2013 saw the fewest hurricanes in a single year since 1982.
MIAMI (AP) — Police in Miami-Dade County say a substitute teacher has been charged with lewd and lascivious battery against a minor.
Before meeting his wife, Alex Shorter didn’t shop on Black Friday.
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — University at Buffalo coach Jeff Quinn could have saved himself the airfare last December to find out firsthand whether star linebacker Khalil Mack had decided to return for his senior season.