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Florida education news: Middle school reform, immigrant students, school choice and more



b4s_azalea040812a_217681c.jpegFEWER FIGHTS: Leaders at Pinellas Azalea Middle School work to change the school atmosphere to reduce disciplinary problems and improve academic performance. (Times photo, Lara Cerri) 

WELCOME: Palm Beach schools aim to lower barriers to immigrant students lacking documentation when they enroll, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

A 'HUGE FAN': Miami-Dade superintendent Alberto Carvalho wins over one of his biggest critics, the Miami Herald reports.

TAKE IT: The Florida School for the Deaf and Blind wins the power of eminent domain, the Florida Times-Union reports.

PRESIDENTIAL POOL: Edison State College compiles a list of candidates for its top job, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NO ROOM: Only one third of applicants win school choice in Palm Beach schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

GOING DIGITAL: Brevard school libraries increasingly adopt new technology for students, Florida Today reports.

ARTY ATMOSPHERE: Osceola's School for the Arts proves highly successful despite initial doubts, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, April 8, 2012 8:13am]


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