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Florida education news: Campus cops, college credits, AP courses and more



imgres.jpegYOU'RE HIRED: A Flagler mom hires an armed deputy to patrol her daughter's elementary school through the end of the year, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

COME ON BACK: Florida Gulf Coast University reaches out to adults who have college credit shy of a degree, encouraging them to complete their programs, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. 

CLASS SIZE CONCERNS: Broward School Board members worry the district is pushing too many students into AP courses to avoid class size amendment violations, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

BUDGET FIX: Brevard school leaders investigate refinancing district debt to reduce the need for spending cuts, Florida Today reports.

IRKED: Palm Beach School Board members oppose state efforts to funnel construction funds away from districts and to charter schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

BUSINESS CONNECTIONS: Polk high school students learn about careers by spending time with professionals after school, the Winter Haven News-Chief reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 6:06am]


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