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Florida education news: School bells, prepaid tuition, class size and more



imgres.jpegBIG MONEY: The Hernando school district expects to save about $1 million by changing its bell times

DON'T FORGET: This year's deadline to apply for Florida Prepaid Tuition programs is Monday, the Florida Times Union reports. More from the Miami Herald.

DON' TREAD ON THEM: A growing number of families in Florida and around the country are suing their school districts over bullying incidents, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

OVER THE CAP: Okaloosa schools have been out of class-size compliance ever since meeting the standard for the October count, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

NOT INTERESTED: Many of Gov. Rick Scott's education ideas don't impress local school officials, Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell writes.

DATING ABUSE: Florida schools add counseling about dating do's and don'ts to their list of requirements, the Herald-Tribune reports.

BACK TO SCHOOL: Daytona Beach area colleges see an influx of older students seeking new skills, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, January 30, 2011 6:13am]


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