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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Florida's biggest university, FCAT testing, charter schools and more



b4s_ucfknight020711_161605d.jpegGETTING BIGGER ALL THE TIME: The University of Central Florida has grown to become the second-largest university in the country

FCAT SEASON: Florida schools prepare for a spring of state testing, with many changes in store, the Stuart News reports.

WORRIED: Fund Education Now raises concerns that Gov. Rick Scott will slash school funding, reports.

WHITHER CHARTERS?: Florida education leaders look ahead to the future of charter schools in the state, the Bradenton Herald reports.

ON DEFENSE: The Collier school system works to explain its volunteer screening system after one volunteer is arrested for inappropriate contact with students twice in two weeks, the Naples Daily News reports.

WATCH OUT: Treasure Coast schools work on programs to teach teens about dating safely, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.

FOUR-YEAR DEGREES: Brevard Community College considers offering bachelor's programs, Florida Today reports.


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