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Anitere Flores, president pro tempore of the Florida Senate, announces the "Fewer, Better Tests" bill in the Capitol on Wednesday.

[The Florida Channel]

Anitere Flores, president pro tempore of the Florida Senate, announces the "Fewer, Better Tests" bill in the Capitol on Wednesday.

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This week, some key Florida lawmakers introduced legislation to move the state reading and math tests to the final three weeks of the year, among other changes toward what they're calling "Fewer, Better Tests." A parent proposal to require all elementary schools to offer 20 minutes of daily recess also began to gain traction, but also some cautions along the way. Reporter Jeff Solochek and education editor Tom Tobin talk about these and other Florida education issues making the news this week.

[Last modified: Friday, February 17, 2017 1:35pm]

    

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