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Florida education news: College admissions, FCAT testing, career academies and more



acceptance-letter1-300x225.jpgREALITY CHECK: Some of the Tampa area's top high school students find it tough to gain admission to the universities of their choice. (Image from Wake Forest University)

IT'S FUNDAMENTAL: Pinellas parents want more fundamental schools, and the school district should create some especially in low-income areas, the Times editorializes.

FCAT TIME: Florida school students embark on the annual FCAT exam season, with many new features in store, the Miami Herald reports.

DEJA VU? The Collier School Board prepares to fire its superintendent just as it did in 2007, the Naples Daily News reports.

TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS: Florida lawmakers move to limit the amount of property taxes school districts and other entities could collect, the Herald-Tribune reports.

REDUCE, REUSE ... A new state law forces school districts and other agencies to increase their recycling, the Palm Beach Post reports.

WORK AND SCHOOL: Polk high school students get career opportunities through a variety of technical academies, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, April 10, 2011 11:48pm]


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