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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: arts education, online classes, graduation prayer and more

FcatBETTER LATE THAN NEVER? Release of student and school FCAT results might not arrive for weeks because of a contractor problem. St. John's school leaders worry that the delay will hurt school improvement efforts, the St. Augustine Record reports.

CLASS OF 2020: The Ocala Star-Banner keeps up with a dozen kids who will finish high school a decade from now.

TOUGH CHOICE: Many Florida schools are having to decide whether art and P.E. are critical or extras as they make budget cuts, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

MORE THAN POINT AND CLICK: South Florida universities are among those pushing the boundaries of online education to new levels, the Miami Herald reports.

TO PRAY OR NOT? Some Duval high school graduation speakers plan to use prayer in their comments, causing a debate about whether that's acceptable, the Florida Times-Union reports.

STILL SHRINKING: Duval schools expect to lose enrollment for the fifth consecutive year, the Florida Times-Union reports.

HEALTHY BUT INEXPENSIVE: Treasure Coast school cafeterias seek to balance nutrition vs. costs as they plan student meals, the Stuart News reports.

HORRIBLE CONDITION: Parents in Palm Beach's Glades community complain about their aging schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

WHAT A MESS: Santa Rosa Pace High School's graduation ceremony turns to chaos as weather forces it indoors, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:07am]


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