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Florida education news: College enrollment, longer school days, reading lessons and more



A4s_campus121409_98458c ON THE RISE: The One Florida plan to increase minority enrollment in Florida's universitieshas succeeded, mostly because of rising Hispanic numbers. (Times photo, Atoyia Deans)

MORE TIME: A growing list of Florida educators support keeping kids in school longer, but many say it's not likely without more money, the Miami Herald reports.

CALENDAR DISPUTE: Lee officials need to decide whether to give students a day off for Rosh Hashanah or not, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. More from the Naples Daily News.

NEED TO READ: Polk teachers look for new ways to excite students about reading, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

CLOSE TO YOU:Hundreds of Duval high school students won't have to go to magnet schools for advanced curriculum anymore, thanks to the stimulus, the Florida Times-Union reports.

PACKING UP: A Bay school prepares to relocate over winter break, the Panama City News Herald reports.

HELPING HAND: Milton city and civic leaders look to give their area schools a boost, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:44am]


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