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Florida education news: School grades, Crimestoppers, Amendment 8 and more



crossed_fingers1.jpgFINGERS CROSSED: Lake County school officials hope all their high schools will see improved grades from the state this fall, the Orlando Sentinel reports. 

MONEY MATTERS: Florida schools add lessons about finance to help students survive the economy, the Miami Herald reports.

ABOUT THAT DEGREE: A growing number of Northeast Florida employers are willing to accept degrees from for-profit colleges, the Florida Times-Union reports.

FOLLOWING FLORIDA: Georgia's state superintendent of education floats the idea of grading schools A-F just like Florida, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

KIDDIE COPS: Manatee Crimestoppers expands its presence on school campuses, the Bradenton Herald reports.

STRANGE BEDFELLOWS? Florida's class size amendment creates odd political alliances, the Florida Times-Union reports.

NO WAY: A Volusia charter school questions the validity of its F grade from the state, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, September 13, 2010 5:58am]


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