Florida Gov. Rick Scott, left, speaks during a news conference with Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, right, at the Southside Elementary School, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Miami. Scott and Carvalho are asking the U.S. Department of Education not to hold Florida schools and teachers accountable for English language learners until after two years of instruction. Scott is running against former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running as a Democrat in November’s election for Florida governor. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)