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Florida education news: party bus, sex education, academic reform and more




SUSPENDED: Four Durant High students are suspended 10 days for drinking on the party bus they took to homecoming. • Party Bus owners say they try to keep kids safe, but the environment is hard to control. (Times photo, Lara Cerri)

TOP OF THE CLASS: Moton Elementary students join Pinwheels for Peace projectHernando school district is honored for sustaining its green statusQuail Hollow students let freedom ring 

TEACHING CONTRACEPTION: Collier revises its sex education policy to make clear that abstinence is not the only lesson, the Naples Daily News reports.

A TASTE OF THE FUTURE: Florida high school students with disabilities are getting the chance to check out potential jobs or secondary education opportunities, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

AN F IN COMMUNICATION: Palm Beach school leaders do a poor job of explaining their academic reform plans to the public, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.

LABOR NEWS: Brevard approves a $30 monthly increase in health insurance premiums for all employees, Florida Today reports.

SURVIVING THE MOSQUITOES: Bay students gather local history as part of a writing project, the Panama City News Herald reports.

'FREAKING OUT': UF graduating students and not a few graduates head to the school's biggest job fair looking for any type of employment, the Gainesville Sun reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:37am]


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