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Florida education news: FCAT scores, charter schools, voter registration and more



imgres-1.jpegTOUGH TIMES: Marion officials aren't optimistic about how FCAT results will turn out under the state's new grading standards, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

CHARTER CONCERNS: Volusia school district leaders raise several notes of caution in their review of a new charter school application, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

TARGETING VETERANS: Federal officials are looking into for-profit colleges that are inundating military veterans with ads, NPR reports.

'I VOTED': Florida high school students find it's not as easy to register to vote at school as in the past, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

GO AHEAD AND TWEET: The Flagler School Board will consider allowing students to use social media in schools with some constraints, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

VETO TIME: Gov. Rick Scott should reject several bills that would hurt Florida's higher education system, the Orlando Sentinel editorializes.

[Last modified: Monday, April 9, 2012 6:09am]


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