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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: fighting obesity, preparing teachers, improving failing schools and more



50072904 PUMP YOU UP: Physical education now is a mandate in Florida middle schools, and teachers are giving kids real workouts instead of just letting them play games, the Orlando Sentinel reports. (Orlando Sentinel photo)

PREPARING TEACHERS: Daytona State College launches its new education bachelor's degree programs, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

CHECK IT OUT: Edison State College offers online orientation for its online students, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TURNAROUND SPECIALIST: Tony Bellamy is making plans to improve Duval's nine failing schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.

HOW MUCH? Florida parents signing up their kids for prepaid college tuition get sticker shock, Florida Today reports.

DEFENDING RELIGIOUS RIGHTS: All the money that Pace High principal Frank Lay has left in his legal fund from his prayer in school case will go to the Liberty Counsel, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39am]


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