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Florida education news: Class size, school traffic, graduation rates and more



sunday_cartoon_web_141891a.jpgON AMENDMENT 8: A fine idea in theory, Florida's class size amendment is proving unmanageable for schools and voters should support easing the rules, the Times editorializes. (Cartoon by Jake Fuller)

LET'S GET PHYSICAL: Brevard schools seek to partner with gyms and golf clubs to get underserved children more athletic activities, Florida Today reports.

THAT DARNED SCHOOL: A Volusia store owner complains that school traffic blocks his business for three hours daily, costing him lots of money, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

MIAMI IDOL: About 30 Miami-Dade students compete for a chance to perform in a concert to benefit the school district, the Miami Herald reports.

FIGHTING FAILURE: Palm Beach leaders join forces to seek ways to combat the school district's abysmal graduation rate for black males, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

CHECK AGAIN: Orange orders another audit of its troubled construction division, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

JUST SAY NO: Escambia students take the district's new anti-drug push to heart, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, September 27, 2010 6:14am]


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