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Florida Matters: Reading, Writing, 'Rithmatic and... Litigation: A New School Year Begins

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President Obama Signs the Every Student Succeeds Act

Schools in Florida have a lot to deal with. A massive new federal education law looms on the horizon. Parents are suing over standardized testing  and the NAACP is suing over vouchers for private school. To help us sort out the issues, we speak to two reporters who are close observers of education in our state.

Jessica Bakeman reports on K-12 and higher education policy and politics for POLITICO Florida in Tallahassee.

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Jessica Bakeman

Jeffrey Solochek is an education reporter for the Tampa Bay Times.

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Jeffrey Solochek

Robin is Senior Editor at WUSF, spearheading the station's podcasting initiatives and helping to guide the vision for special reporting projects and creative storytelling. She created The Zest, the station's podcast that's all about food, which she continues to host and serve as senior producer.