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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Career education, Race to the Top, reading in school and more



mobama.jpegEAT YOUR VEGGIES: That's the message First Lady Michelle Obama brings to some Miami school children, the Palm Beach Post reports. (Palm Beach Post photo)

CULTURAL EXCHANGE: International students in Manatee schools learn about Thanksgiving from their host families, the Bradenton Herald reports.

STILL OUT THERE: Former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft doesn't shy from the spotlight as she prepares for trial in a public corruption case, Sun-Sentinel columnist Michael Mayo writes.

READY TO WORK: Treasure Coast schools work to improve their career education courses, the Stuart News reports.

JUST READ: Men spend time encouraging Polk County boys to read through the school district's Men Read program, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

RELIEVED OF DUTY: A North Miami school resource officer is accused of having sex with a high school student, the Miami Herald reports.

IN THE MAIL: Florida school districts learn whether their Race to the Top plans are acceptable to the state as the Florida Department of Education sends in its official application for the money, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 6:11am]


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