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Florida education news: Home schooling, advanced courses, math and science degrees, and more



pashomeschool092511_192650d.jpegHOME SCHOOLING: A growing number of Pasco families choose to educate their children their own way, mirroring a statewide trend. (Times photo, Brendan Fitterer)

TAKING CHARGE: Interim superintendent John Stewart has quickly put the Pinellas school system on a more stable path.

CHASING CREDITS: Polk high schools see large increases in students taking Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

FEWER TEACHERS, LARGER CLASSES: Broward schools see class sizes increase after budget-based layoffs, the Miami Herald reports.

WHERE'S THE BUS? Palm Beach officials work to resolve many complaints that school buses arrive late or not at all, the Palm Beach Post reports. With sidebar.

GET PRACTICAL: Florida universities want more students to enroll in science and math related degree programs, the News Service of Florida reports.

SELLING THE TAX: Monroe School Board leaders begin talking about how to get voters to back a tax referendum, the Keynoter reports.

DIVERSIFYING: Volusia's independent colleges see an increase in minority students, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, September 25, 2011 6:31am]


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