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Florida education news: School fund raisers, university tuition, school construction and more



pas_roofa011412_206795c.jpegUP ON THE ROOF: Lake Myrtle Elementary principal Jason Petry spends his day working on the roof after the school meets its no-sales fund raising goal. (Times photo, Stephen Coddington)

DIFFERENTIATED TUITION: Florida lawmakers and university leaders discuss the idea of charging different tuition for different degrees. More from the Gainesville Sun and the News Service of Florida.

HOW TO PICK? School choice options can make it harder to decide where to send your child. Pinellas school choice is open.

NO NEW MONEY: State economists say there won't be new money for school construction. More from the Orlando Sentinel.

FLUSHED AWAY: A USF professor gets a grant to study how to convert human waste into nutrients, energy and water.

KNOW THE LIMITS: Online education should be a component of, and not a replacement for, traditional education in Florida, the Times editorializes.

PICKING A PRESIDENT: Edison State College trustees plan to select an interim president on Saturday, the Naples Daily News reports.

CHEM LAB CLOSED: The University of Florida has suspended chemistry work in a lab where graduate students were injured by explosions, the Gainesville Sun reports. 

Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Florida secretary of state Kurt Browning.

[Last modified: Saturday, January 14, 2012 7:17am]


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