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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: college enrollment, busing costs, parking problems and more



Good-bad GOOD, AND BAD: Hillsborough teacher Todd Setter gets glowing reviews for his teaching, but sometimes finds himself in trouble for his behavior. He remains in his classroom, with hopes he won't repeat the bad. (Photo from

FULL UP: Palm Beach Community College is overflowing with students whose families can't afford university tuition anymore, the Palm Beach Post reports.

ONLINE LEARNING: The popularity of Florida school districts' new virtual education programs grows, but it's not for everyone, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SEEKING STUDENTS: Florida's private universities are aggressively recruiting students who find themselves unable to gain admission to the state's enrollment-capped public schools, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

A TRANSPORTATION MATH PROBLEM: Lee officials want to know whether school buses would run more efficiently if they carry less fuel, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

GRAB YOUR PARTNER: Some Polk fifth-graders get dance lessons as part of their P.E. instruction, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

EXPECTING BAD NEWS: Florida Keys Community College officials are bracing for some negative findings in an ongoing financial audit, the Keynoter reports.

'CAN I HAVE YOUR SPOT?': University of West Florida students struggle to find a parking place as the school undergoes construction, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:42am]


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