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The Florida Education Foundation promotes and supports academic excellence for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students in Florida. The Foundation recognizes outstanding teachers and education contributors, develops strategic alliances with business organizations and advances statewide education initiatives.

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2015 Hernando Honoree Christ the Savior Church
June 15th, 2015

83 businesses were honored during the 28th Annual Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards Event on June 9, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. These businesses were recognized for building successful, innovative alliances with their school districts and education foundations that fostered unique learning opportunities, promoted academic achievement and addressed community needs. 

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Commissioner Pam Stewart and Chancellor Hershel Lyons congratulate Cheryl Thomas
May 4th, 2015

On April 24, 2015, Commissioner Pam Stewart announced the 2015 winner of the School-related Employee of the Year Award, Cheryl A. Thomas from the Pinellas County School District. Ms. Thomas is a relief bus driver and training assistant at the Coachman Service Center. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to thier schools and communities.

The other finalists recognized were:

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Hanging of the Hands during 2015 Children's Week at the Capitol
April 14th, 2015

The Florida Education Foundation is honored to again be a community partner for the 20th Annual Children's Week. Florida's Children's Week is a special annual celebration filled with joyful singing voices of young children, the colorful "Hanging of Hands", and the dedication of thousands of child advocates across Florida. 

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2015 Sunshine State Scholars
February 24th, 2015

The Florida Education Foundation honored the 2015 Sunshine State Scholars in Orlando on February 19-20, 2015. These scholars are Florida's top 11th grade students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and represented every school district in the state.

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January 14th, 2015

The Florida Education Foundation announces the names of the 2015 Sunshine State Scholars, Florida's top 11th grade students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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