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Florida education news: Budget choices, remedial courses, mental illness and more



url.jpegLOTS OF DEMANDS: Gov. Rick Scott prepares to present a budget making teacher raises a priority, raising questions how to deal with other issues. (Image from

HARD LESSONS: Some Treasure Coast honor roll students find themselves in remedial courses because of their FCAT results, the Stuart News reports. 

SCHOOLHOUSE PSYCH: Miami-Dade teachers will be trained to identify symptoms of mental illness, the Miami Herald reports.

STRONG CHOICE: Leaders praise the selection of Will Holcombe as interim president of Florida State College at Jacksonville, the Florida Times-Union reports.

CLOSE TO HOME: Florida Gulf Coast University sees a decline of out-of-state students, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

READY OR NOT? Brevard County's sheriff says county schools have good plans in place for security, Florida Today columnist Matt Reed writes.

GETTING BETTER: A Volusia charter school makes reform to improve upon its state F grade, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, January 28, 2013 6:11am]


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