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Florida education news: Higher ed policy, class size, music lessons and more



scott_243746a.jpegHIGHER ED CHANGES: A task force on Florida higher education recommends policies once vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott, who created the group. (Times file photo)

ON TRACK: Pasco schools expect to meet class size rules one year after failing to do so.

FOR PINELLAS SCHOOL BOARD: The Times recommends Elliot Stern for District 1 and Rene Flowers for District 7 in the November election.

SOUND OF MUSIC: A Collier middle school revives its orchestra program after a decade in mothballs, the Naples Daily News reports.

EAT YOUR GREENS: Treasure Coast schools explore ways to implement new federal nutrition guidelines, the Stuart News reports.

ACCIDENTS: Manatee school buses see a spike in accidents as new drivers take the wheel, the Bradenton Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Bay teachers reach a tentative contract deal, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, October 13, 2012 7:00am]


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