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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Diversity, off-campus parties, Common Core and more

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GROWING DIVERSITY: The number of international students attending the University of South Florida is on the rise.

NIMBY: A quiet Tampa neighborhood is getting sick of noisy University of Tampa off-campus parties.

WHAT'S IN THERE? The Orlando Sentinel offers a FAQ on the Common Core State Standards. • Core opponents continue to pressure Gov. Rick Scott to back away from the standards, the Sunshine State News reports. • More on the Core from the Herald-Tribune.

HOW IT'S MADE: Marion students visit local plants and companies to learn more about manufacturing, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

TOO MANY SIGNS: The Port Orange city government says a local elementary school's banners advertising services violate the city code, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

INCONSISTENCIES: A new report reveals the reasons behind a move to dismiss five Manatee administrators for their involvement in an investigation, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, October 6, 2013 6:54am]

    

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