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Florida education news: Special education standards, dual enrollment, school technology needs and more



imgres.jpegTELL THE TRUTH: A Hernando schools employee faces dismissal for lying about an incident at a district gas pump.

TOUGHER STANDARDS: Florida will eliminate modified courses for students with special needs under the new Common Core standards, District Administration reports.

HOW TO WRITE: A Lee elementary school teaches parents how to help their children write better, the Cape Coral Daily Breeze reports.

INTERVENTION: The Manatee School Board steps in to help resolve a bus driver pay dispute, the Bradenton Herald reports.

MONEY FOUND: Edison State College and the Lee school district find a way to keep summer dual enrollment courses, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

STUCK ON THE BUS: A St. Lucie school bus driver is under investigation after a 7-year-old St. Lucie student spends the day alone on the bus, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports. 

SING FOR IT: Fort Walton Beach High teachers plan a variety show to raise money for school technology, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: Florida state Rep. Kelli Stargel is all over the airwaves talking parent grading, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 5:55am]


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