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Florida education news: cell towers, adjunct professors, free lunches and more




The effort to place cell phone towers at a Tampa school veers off into accusations of spying, high-pressure tactics and other relations.

DIVE RIGHT IN: North Florida high school students explore the pros and cons of early application to college, the Florida Times-Union reports. • Florida's public universities soon might increase their admission standards, making the effort more difficult, the Palm Beach Post reports.

PART-TIME PROFS: With limited resources and growing enrollment, Florida's community colleges are turning to more adjunct professors, the Palm Beach Post reports.

DO YOUR HOMEWORK: Some low-income Panama City kids get much-needed, inexpensive after-school care, the Panama City News-Herald reports.

FEED ME: The numbers of students needing meal assistance rises in Manatee and Sarasota schools, the Herald-Tribune reports. • Leon schools offer a growing number of healthy vegetarian lunch options — and kids like them, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:36am]


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