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Florida education news: Teacher pay, college tuition, summer school and more



Large_state_workers_payTHEY'RE NOT VOLUNTEERS: Dozens of Bradenton Prep teachers demand months of back pay from the for-profit private school, the Bradenton Herald reports. (AP photo of Pennsylvania state employees 2009 pay protest)

LOCK YOUR VALUABLES: Three Broward teachers say their bank cards were taken from their classrooms, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PAY UP: Brevard Community College increases tuition for the third straight year, Florida Today reports. • Polk State College is set to do the same, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

THIS SPACE FOR RENT: Volusia school leaders look into selling ads and seeking commissions from online sales to generate revenue, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

BACK TO SCHOOL: Marion high schools open for summer courses to help kids make up credits or get ahead, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

A TASTE OF COLLEGE: Middle and high school students attend science camp at Florida A&M University, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

CHEMISTRY TEACHERS NEEDED: Florida schools need to hire more qualified chemistry teachers soon to meet the state's new graduation requirements, FSU professor Paul Cottle writes in an op-ed piece for the Orlando Sentinel.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:08am]


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