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Florida education news: Florida Legislature, International Baccalaureate, single-gender classes and more



imgres.jpegCOME TOGETHER: Several Florida lawmakers tell the Times/Herald that they expect a more bipartisan, consensus-building legislative session

PARTNERS: A new assistant principal at a struggling Duval high school strives to bring community support into the equation, the Florida Times-Union reports.

CONNECTIONS: Top students at Sarasota's Booker High take International Baccalaureate programs remotely for the experience, and not for the IB diploma, the Herald-Tribune reports.

OFF TRACK: Manatee schools shelve a successful anti-gang program for at-risk students because of budget woes, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BOYS VS. GIRLS: Some Palm Beach schools try single-gender classes to see if they improve student performance, the Palm Beach Post reports.

NO ROOM: Crowding forces tough decisions at several Palm Beach schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

OPPORTUNITY: Florida's choice for its next education commissioner will say a lot about the state's direction on education reform, Orlando Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab writes.

HOMELESS: The number of homeless students in central Florida rises for a fifth consecutive year, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

CONTROL: An election to replace one Volusia School Board member could change the political bent of the board, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, November 26, 2012 6:00am]


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