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Florida education news: Instagram, dorm rooms, boys' school and more



SCHOOL IN PICTURES: Individual Pasco schools take over the district Instagram site for a week at a time as the district boosts its social media efforts.

COSTLY HOUSING: Florida university dorm rates exceed the national average, overshadowing for some students the state's low tuition, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ATTACK FROM THE LEFT: Liberal forces join the anti-Common Core movement often associated with tea party conservatives, the Miami Herald reports. • The Common Core is nothing new for many St. Johns teachers, the St. Augustine Record reports.

FEW DETAILS: St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner says he expects the governor's education summit to be broad and not deep, the St. Augustine Record reports.

REINSTATEMENT? An administrative law judge says a demoted Duval principal deserves her job back, but the superintendent disagrees, the Florida Times-Union reports.

FOR THE BOYS: A Manatee charter school for boys debuts to positive reviews and support, the Bradenton Herald reports.

FUNDRAISERS: Florida Polytechnic University aims to raise $9 million to help attract students, the Ledger reports.

TAX TIME: Volusia district leaders explore whether to ask voters for local tax increases to support district operations and construction, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, August 25, 2013 7:34am]


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