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Florida education news: civics education, school grades, superintendent search and more



imgres.jpegWHO'S ON THE SUPREME COURT? Florida middle school students will have to take a civics course to get into high school, the Destin Log reports.

IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE? Three new medical programs are slated to open in Palm Beach County, the Sun-Sentinel reports. 

FOLLOWING FLORIDA: Louisiana adopts a school grading system similar to Florida's, the Shreveport Times reports. • Indiana lawmakers begin debating a corporate tax credit scholarship program, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports.

TAKE IT BACK: Manatee superintendent Tim McGonegal rejects his raise, the Bradenton Herald reports.

INPUT WANTED: Collier officials ask residents what traits they'd like to see in a new schools superintendent, the Naples Daily News reports.

NO WARNING: Manatee school and police officials didn't alert parents or the public that a girl was raped near a high school for nearly two weeks, even though the suspect was at large, the Herald-Tribune reports.

SUPPORT OUR SUPER: Several principals rally for outgoing Palm Beach superintendent Art Johnson, the Palm Beach Post reports.

COMMUNITY SCHOOL: A new Volusia elementary school will aim to get to some of the root problems that affect children's academic performance, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 1:10pm]


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