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Florida education news: School lunch, test cheating, tuition and more



a4s_lunch100512a_242610c.jpegFEED ME! Tampa area high school students complain that new federal school nutrition guidelines leave them hungry after lunch. (Times photo, Carolina Hidalgo) 

CHEATING: A Hillsborough King High teacher faces dismissal over allegations that she gave students answers to their final exam.

POWER: The Florida Supreme Court hears arguments over whether lawmakers or the Board of Governors should set university tuition, the AP reports.

IMPROVEMENT: Duval cuts its number of state-labeled "priority" low-performing schools in half, the Florida Times-Union reports.

CAP THE PIPELINE: Some Miami-Dade students rally to end out-of-school suspensions, the Miami Herald reports.

CLEARED: The FDLE finds no criminal activity in State College of Florida president Lars Hafner's signing a contract for a former board chairman, the Bradenton Herald reports.

PREFERENCES: The Brevard School Board prepares to decide whether to continue giving siblings special consideration in school choice, Florida Today reports.

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Walton schools expand course offerings by live streaming classes from one campus to another, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Friday, October 5, 2012 6:01am]


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