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Florida education news: Top high schools, student uniforms, tuition increases and more



ABH_Newsweek_tcm6-13057'EXCEPTIONAL SCHOOLS': Four Tampa-area high schools appear in the top 100 of Newsweek's list of best high schools.

SHOWDOWN: The president of NCS Pearson is expected to face tough questioning over late FCAT results at Tuesday's Florida Board of Education meeting, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

WHAT NOT TO WEAR: Manatee approves a district-wide student uniform policy, the Bradenton Herald reports. • Eighth-graders at a Port St. Lucie middle school fight proposed changes to their school dress code, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.

BIGGER PROBLEM: The feds widen their investigation into a Broward school corruption case that already has brought down one School Board member, the Sun-Sentinel reports. 

CHARTER WOES: A proposed 700-student charter school hits a wall in the Coral Gables city approval process, the Miami Herald reports.

RISING COSTS: The Florida Board of Governors is expected to approve tuition increases, and that's just the beginning, the Miami Herald reports.

CURB APPEAL: Stetson University plans to spend millions to upgrade its look in hopes of attracting more students, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

LABOR NEWS: Santa Fe College employees could get a 5 percent pay raise, the Gainesville Sun reports.

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


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