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Florida education news: direct instruction, IB on the rise, stem offerings and more



DIRECT APPROACH: A faith-based group pushes for a direct instruction method in low-performing schools Pinellas schools

IB INCREASE: The number of schools offering the International Bauccalaureatte program in Tampa Bay is on the rise.

STEM TIDE: Hillsborough places an emphasis on science and math courses.

WRIST WATCH: A cancer awareness bracelet raises administrator eyebrows at Springstead High School .

AIMING HIGHER: Manatee County school officials seek to move the district higher in state rankings, the Bradenton Herald reports.

A LITTLE HELP: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is a co-sponsor of legislation that would help students pay for college, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

ON THE EDGE : An Escambia County charter school has a long road ahead to improve its F grade, the Pensacola News Journal reports.

ANOTHER CHANCE: A Palm Beach alternative school offers career academies to students who need to get back on track, the Palm Beach Post reports.

DEBUNKED: A Marion County teacher breaks down fallacies about teachers in this guest column for the Ocala Star-Banner.

[Last modified: Sunday, March 18, 2012 10:31am]


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