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Florida education news: Career education, college credits, prekindergarten and more



Pascrime013110_105415d CHANGING MISSION: Pasco will move several secondary career and technical programs into high schools as it refocuses the Marchman education center on adult and community needs. (Times file photo)

EARLY COLLEGE: A Marion high school will begin offering every course needed for students to receive an associate's degree, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

TAKING ON CLASS SIZE: Florida lawmakers continue to explore ways to tame the costs of the class-size amendment, the Naples Daily News reports.

DOUBTS ABOUND: St. John's officials signed up, but they're still not sure about participating in the Race to the Top, the St. Augustine Record reports.

F FOR FLORIDA: Until Florida gets its FCAT testing right, don't trust evaluations of the state's education system, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.

OPEN DOOR: Refugee Haitian children begin arriving at Lee County schools, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

GET IN LINE: Hundreds of Duval parents wait their turn to enroll their 4-year-olds in voluntary prekindergarten, the Florida Times-Union reports.

GOING GEEKY: The University of West Florida opens a new high tech engineering school, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:49am]


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