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Florida education news: Enrollment, mold, adult education and more



BY THE NUMBERS: Hillsborough school enrollment booms in some communities, while shrinking in others.

SICK SCHOOL: A report confirms problems with mold and mildew in Plato Academy charter school at Largo.

ADULT EDUCATION: Eckerd College shuts down its 35-year-old adult education program.

HISTORY LESSONS: Palm Beach teachers keep the memories of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks alive for students who weren't born at the time, the Sun-Sentinel reports. * Some Highlands high school teachers seek to make their lessons more interesting by allowing students to "experience" history, Highlands Today reports.

TEACHER SHORTAGE: Miami-Dade schools need more teachers but struggle to find them, the Miami Herald reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: A new charter school is approved for a growing subdivision that spans Lee and Charlotte counties, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

FACE TIME: Police officers offer positive interactions with students at some Brevard elementary schools, Florida Today reports.

DIVERSITY: A Bay elementary school is close to meeting court requirements for its racial makeup, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Monday, September 12, 2016 7:00am]


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