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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Restructuring, African-American history, attendance zones and more

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Mexico_Swine_Flu_MXGB113 FLU PREPARATIONS: Hernando schools make plans for dealing with a swine flu outbreak. So far, the district has zero reported cases. (AP file photo)

GETTING SERIOUS: Three south Miami-Dade high schools make major changes to instruction, discipline and attitude in hopes of improving academic performance, the Miami Herald reports.

EARLY INTERVENTION: Manatee keeps two drug prevention counselors on call to work with students who appear at risk, the Bradenton Herald reports.

MOVING ON: A Collier high school marching band works to get past the arrest and resignation of its director, the Naples Daily News reports.

TAX ANGER: Dozens of Seminole residents call the school district to complain about higher taxes — even though the rate has not changed, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TEACH IT ALL: Some leaders of Palm Beach's black community urge the school district to teach more African-American history, the Palm Beach Post reports.

EVERYBODY MOVE: Brevard considers drawing new attendance boundaries for all its schools as it deals with 13,000 vacant seats, Florida Today reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:34am]

    

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