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Florida education news: High school graduation, communication, top teachers and more



PATHWAYS: Florida lawmakers propose diversifying high school graduation options to provide more choices to students without lowering standards.

IT'S HOW YOU SAY IT: Pasco schools superintendent Kurt Browning sees the importance of communication as he faces resistance to two proposals he seeks to implement.

LOOKING AHEAD: The University of South Florida St. Petersburg seeks to find its niche with a new leader at the helm.

WHO'S BETTER, WHO'S BEST? South Florida residents recall their top teachers, saying that test scores had nothing to do with it, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

WATCHFUL EYE: Broward schools will add GPS to buses for better tracking, the Miami Herald reports.

UNDER FIRE: Lee superintendent Joseph Burke continues to get criticism for his handling of an investigation two years ago, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

ACCESSIBLE: New College creates a new summer program for all in-state college students coming home for break, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BREAKDOWN: Palm Beach schools struggle to meet the mental health needs of students, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CLOSING DOWN: Marion private schools feel the pressures of the down economy, the Ocala Star Banner reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, March 24, 2013 7:14am]


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