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Florida Matters: Choosing the Next FCAT (March 11, 2014)
 
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Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart is expected to recommend a test to (mostly) replace the FCAT later this month.

A new test is needed because Florida is finishing the switch to new K-12 math, language arts and literacy standards...

 
Florida Matters: State of the State (March 4, 2014)
 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott delivered his annual State of the State address to kick off the 60-day legislative sessions.

The speech took up the better part of a half-hour on March 4, so we've edited portions of long breaks of applause so we...

 
Florida Matters: 2014 Legislative Preview (February 25, 2014)
 

Before the Florida legislative session starts March 4, we're bringing you previews of some of the issues facing lawmakers this year:

In-state tuition for student veterans
Questions about Common Core standards
Resort style...

 
Florida Matters: Congressional District 13 Special Election - Alex Sink (February 18, 2014)
 

The late C.W. "Bill" Young served in Congress for more than four decades.

A special election will be held March 11 to decide who will replace him.

This week on Florida Matters, our guest is Democratic candidate Alex Sink. Last week...

 
Florida Matters: Congressional District 13 Special Election - David Jolly (February 11, 2014)
 

The late C.W. "Bill" Young served in Congress for more than four decades.

A special election will be held March 11 to decide who will replace him.

This week on Florida Matters, our guest is Republican candidate David Jolly. Next...

 
Florida Matters: Planning for Long-Term Care (February 4, 2014)
 

Baby boomers have seen it coming for quite some time -- retirement, senior living and senior survival.

Experts say most of us begin planning too late for the help we might need as we get older.

We take a look at long-term care,...

 
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