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Florida education news: School grades, FCAT, summer semester and more

imgres.jpegNO WORRIES: Florida education commissioner Gerard Robinson pens a letter to parents saying lower school grades don't mean their children aren't learning, the AP reports. (You can read the letter here.)

LOG IN: The Palm Beach school district for the first time gives parents online access to their children's FCAT and other test results, the Palm Beach Post reports.

NO BIG DEAL: Few residents attend town hall meetings to give input on desired traits for Duval's next superintedent, the Florida Times-Union reports.

STRONG MARKS: Lee superintendent Joseph Burke makes a positive mark on his school system after a year on the job, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

CONFUSION: State Rep. Kelli Stargel tries to iron out some differing interpretations of her bill on student-athlete transfers, the Ledger reports.

HEAD START: New freshmen enter UF in the summer to get a jump on required courses and to get to know the campus, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 6:25am]


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