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Florida education news: College prep, bus driver shortage, skim milk and more



GO TO COLLEGE: St. Petersburg College works with Seminole-area schools to emphasize the importance of higher education.

BUS DRIVERS NEEDED: The Pinellas school district is hiring to overcome a bus driver shortage.

AIM HIGH: Osceola superintendent Melba Luciano says her goal is to have the district outperform all others in Florida, the Osceola News-Gazette reports.

GO PLAY: The Broward County Commission seeks to limit television time and require skim milk at county early education centers, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

FINALISTS: Two candidates interview to become the next Flagler superintendent, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

GOOD JOB: The Lee School Board gives superintendent Nancy Graham high marks after six months on the job, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TEACHING ENGLISH: Orange County students still learning English see academic improvement but could benefit from better teacher training, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

JEB SPEAKS: Former Florida governor Jeb Bush talks up Common Core with State Impact Florida.

[Last modified: Friday, January 31, 2014 6:00am]


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