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Florida education news: Military veterans as students, adequate education funding, writing tests and more



a4s_usfvets090611_189808c.jpegEXTRA ATTENTION: USF helps military veterans make the transition from soldier to student. (Times photo, Cherie Diez) 

LOOKING FOR A COMEBACK: Pinellas Azalea Middle School gets a new principal intent on transforming the D-rated school.

WHAT'S 'ADEQUATE'? State Rep. Mike Weinstein files a bill aiming to determine how much money Florida needs to provide an high quality public education, the Florida Times-Union reports.

MAKEOVER: The FCAT Writing exam gets new grading criteria again, causing some educators to complain about the moving target, the Palm Beach Post reports.

STUDENT SHUFFLE: Palm Beach schools prepare to reschedule lots of students to meet state class size requirements, which they failed to do last year, the Palm Beach Post reports.

TOUGH TO TEACH: Teachers find their job more difficult when faced with constant student turnover, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 6:02am]


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