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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: School vouchers, Teach for America, charter high school and more



Image682715g SHE'S BACK: Despite health problems, Florida state Sen. Larcenia Bullard, a Miami Democrat passionate about education issues, returns to the Capitol. (Photo from

BIG SHIFT: Florida Democrats increasingly come to support the idea of school vouchers for poor children, Education Week reports. 

MORE TEACHERS: Teach for America plans to bring about 350 teachers to struggling Miami-Dade schools, the Miami Herald reports.

COLLEGE PREP: Edison State College prepares to open a charter collegiate high school in Fort Myers, the Naples Daily News reports. 

THREE LEFT: Florida Atlantic University is down to three finalists to replace Frank Brogan as president, the Palm Beach Post reports.

LABOR NEWS: United Teachers of Dade reelects president Karen Aronowitz, the Miami Herald reports.

MAKING A LIST: The Bay school district creates a list of projects it would pay for if voters approve a local sales tax increase, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:51am]


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