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Florida education news: USF Polytechnic, virtual school, saggy pants and more



752826863.jpegBREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO: A Q&A on the possible separation of USF Polytechnic from the USF system. (USF Oracle photo)

FIX IT: One of Hillsborough's career centers offers new certification to teach kids to work on cars.

"GROWING EXPLOSIVELY": New Florida law creates room for more virtual schools to open, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

PULL UP YOUR PANTS: South Florida schools get vigilant enforcing the state's new anti-saggy pants law, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

A LOT OF ZEROES: JP Morgan Chase gives Miami Northwestern Senior High $1million to promote a college-going culture, the Miami Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Florida Gulf Coast University gives raises and bonuses to faculty and staff, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. • Polk school employees avoid furloughs for now, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, September 11, 2011 7:34am]


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