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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Prepaid tuition, virtual school, aerospace engineering and more

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January

images.jpegDIG DEEP: Some Florida prepaid tuition plan owners must pay $21,000 to cover a gap in coverage, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TOO STRESSFUL? Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among college students nationally, and Florida Gulf Coast University has needed to deal with it too, the Naples Daily News reports. 

JOINT VENTURE: Four Florida school districts prepare to launch a regional virtual school for their students, the Stuart News reports.

IT'S COMPLICATED: A growing number of Florida parents hire experts to help them make special education laws work for their children, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

LABOR LURE? Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University considers offering a doctorate in aerospace engineering, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

CUT IT BACK: Palm Beach officials look for ways to reduce school transportation expenses, where overtime has been a problem, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Reminder: Hillsborough schools reopen for classes this morning. 

[Last modified: Monday, January 2, 2012 6:09am]

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