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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Degrees, gifted education, magnet schools and more



DOES A DEGREE MATTER? The Tampa area's education level rose during the recent recession, but didn't necessarily translate into good jobs for those well educated residents.

GIFTED EDUCATION: The Orange school district is preparing two magnet schools for the gifted, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

GROWTH: Manatee County considers reinstating school impact fees, the Bradenton Herald reports. Handling growth is a key issue for the school district in 2016, the Herald reports.

PLANNING TIME: Lake County teachers accuse the district of violating their contractual rules for planning and early release days, the Daily Commercial reports.

SCHOOL GRADES: A Collier high school doesn't get its tentative state grade because of a technical error at the state, the Naples Daily News reports.

ADULT EDUCATION: Broward County libraries will begin offering an online high school diploma program with career training, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Monday, January 4, 2016 6:10am]


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