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Florida education news: sex education, Head Start, graduation fees and more




A LITTLE HELP: The Pasco-Hernando Early Learning Coalition gets federal stimulus money to help job-seeking parents get child care while getting additional education and training. (Times file photo)

SEX EDUCATION IN THE CLASSROOM: The Collier board plans to discuss just how much sex education its students will get, the Naples Daily News reports.

COLLEGE COMPETITION: As Florida's community colleges change their roles, they find themselves challenging nearby universities for programs and students, the Herald-Tribune reports.

TOUGH TIMES: Suspended Broward board member Beverly Gallagher, now facing fraud and bribery charges, had financial woes to cope with, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

OUT OF THE FIELDS: Head Start opens new programs in Ocala to help the young children of migrant workers, the AP reports.

PAY UP: Wanna watch your family member or friend graduate from Florida International University? It will cost you $5, and folks are fuming, the Miami Herald reports.

A LITTLE SPENDING CASH: Leon will give each school $50,000 to use for supplies, equipment or other needed items — the money comes from the district's new 0.25 mill local tax, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:37am]


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