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Florida education news: Teen parenting, school prayer, vending machines and more



A4S_neal022110a_108784c PARENTING 101: A teen pregnancies rise, Gibbs High School in Pinellas teaches young parents how to care for their children. (Times photo, John Pendygraft)

MORE CHOICES: Pasco middle and high schools add vending machines with healthier snack options for students.

DESIGNS ON DIGITAL: St. Lucie high schools give interested students a path into the area's growing digital design industry, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.

KEEPING THAT FEEL: Florida Gulf Coast University tries to retain its small-campus atmosphere even as its enrollment booms, the Naples Daily News reports.

PROVE THE NEED: Sarasota school district officials explain their plans if voters extend a local tax for education to the Herald-Tribune.

LET US PRAY: A Christian group sues the Santa Rosa school district over the right of teachers to pray in school, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

HOPING FOR HOUSING: Florida Keys Community College looks for ways to provide dorms, the Keynoter reports.

END OF OVERSIGHT? A federal judge will decide next month whether to end a decades-long desegregation order for Orange schools, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

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


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