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Florida education news: Life after college, improvement plans, tuition rates and more



liz_248388a.jpegROUGH PATH: Three New College graduates struggle to find employment after commencement. The first of three parts. (Times photo, John Pendygraft)

HARD WORK: Hillsborough expands its special education safety work group as it moves toward a Dec. 11 reporting deadline.

RESOLUTION: Countryside Montessori charter school settles terms on its admission policies with the Pasco school district.

TOP OF THE CLASS: St. Petersburg High student speaks on biotechnology at Toronto conference • The Tarpon Springs High marching band prepares for the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.

NEEDS IMPROVEMENT: Escambia's two F-rated charter schools share their improvement plans, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

COMPARISON: Mississippi leaders look to Florida for school accountability ideas, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports.

UNFAIR: Some Broward leaders criticize state rules on English-language learners that could lead to lower school grades, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LESSONS LEARNED? Florida political leaders look for meaning in the failure of several constitutional amendments on the November ballot, the Herald-Tribune reports.

OPPOSED: Florida university students and professors rise against a proposal to create differential tuition rates for different degrees, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, November 17, 2012 6:47am]


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