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Florida education news: Penny for Pasco, charter school applications, migrant students and more



MOVING IN: Students return to campus for classes at USF and the University of Tampa. (Times photo, Octavio Jones)

"IT'S GO TIME": The Penny for Pasco campaign gears up to renew a school sales tax.

TRY AGAIN: Two groups resubmit applications to open new charter schools in Hernando County. • Charter school supporters question the need for three charters that have applied to open in St. Johns County, the St. Augustine Record reports.

PINNED DOWN: Orange County schools restrain special needs students more than any other Florida district, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ISAAC'S IMPACT: Collier and Lee close schools for Monday in advance of the storm, the Naples Daily News reports.

BEHIND: Manatee schools try to help migrant students keep up academically despite their disadvantages, the Bradenton Herald reports.

WORTH IT? Some educators question the value of virtual education as it continues to grow in Marion County, the Ocala Star-Banner reports. 

[Last modified: Sunday, August 26, 2012 2:12pm]


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