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Florida education news: Pasco School Board, Dream Act, passing grades and more



ballotpaper.jpgPASCO SCHOOL BOARD: Five hopefuls create a diverse field seeking to fill out the remainder of Pasco School Board member Kathryn Starkey's term. The Times recommends Mike Ryan, Alison Crumbley and Steve Luikart for the three board vacancies.

STILL DREAMING: Thousands of teen illegal immigrants in Florida find barriers to higher education, the Palm Beach Post reports. 

NO D'S HERE: It's not Florida, but it's worth a read — A New Jersey school district says if students can't earn at least a C grade, they flunk, the NY Times reports.

NOT THEIR FAULT: Manatee youths with parents in prison can get academic help with a new after-school tutoring program, the Bradenton Herald reports.

A LITTLE PRIDE: Families and community members help clean up a Fort Pierce school, the Fort Pierce Tribune reports.

SRO TROUBLES: Flagler school officials are having problems coming up with enough money to pay for school resource officers and crossing guards, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

MONEY WOES: Looking forward, St. Johns school leaders worry about funding four years down the road, the St. Augustine Record reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, August 8, 2010 7:25am]


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