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Navigating The Florida Department Of Education Website


The Florida Department of Education is the state education agency, headquartered in Tallahassee. The agency manages curriculum, school funding and testing for local school boards.

The agency is run by a Board of Education, a 7 member committee and the Commissioner of Education, which are all appointed by the Florida Governor to direct public K-12 & Community College education.

The department website is a gateway to pre-K-20 student and staff data, school directories, school choice options, press releases and frequently asked questions.

According to its website, the department supports:

  • 26 million students
  • 3,800 public schools,
  • 318,000 full-time staff
  • Mre than 180,000 teachers.

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