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Florida education news: GED fees, four-year degrees, school dress code and more



graduate_holding_empty_piggy_bank.jpegEXTRA BURDEN: Potential GED and ESL students in Collier and Lee say they might not be able to afford new state fees for the programs, the Naples Daily News reports.  More from the Stuart News. (Photo from

CLOSER TO HOME: Brevard Community College students say they'd like the school to offer more four-year degrees, Florida Today reports.

DOES IT WORK? An FSU researcher will study the effects of Bright Futures scholarships on academic performance, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

FEWER OPPORTUNITIES: Florida college students find it harder to find internships to gain needed job experience, the Naples Daily News reports.

MORE CHOICES: Palm Beach parents give their school district ideas of how to improve school options, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CALL THE FASHION POLICE: The Volusia School Board prepares to tighten up its dress code, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

NOT ENOUGH? Florida's prepaid college program might not cover the rising costs of state university, Morris News Service reports.

[Last modified: Monday, June 27, 2011 7:19am]


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