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Florida education news: Media centers, adult education, Common Core and more



MEDIA MODEL: Pasco schools explore options for more modern media centers.

LITTLE INTEREST: Hernando's new adult technical education center draws just 11 students.

MAKING THE CUT: Former U.S. Sen. George Lemieux is one of three finalists for Florida Atlantic University president.

SLOW DOWN: Florida lawmakers should create a rational timeline for making the transition to Common Core and related tests, the Times editorializes.

CHARTER CHANGES: Lawmakers continue to look for ways to amend state charter school laws, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

GETTING IN: Florida universities increase their admission requirements, the Florida Times-Union reports.

IMAGING: The Duval school district unveils a new logo, mascot and marketing strategy, the Florida Times-Union reports.

EXTRA PAY: The Bay school district proposes bonuses for regular substitute teachers, the Panama City News Herald reports.

NO SHAKEUP: FAMU's new president has no plans for a leadership overhaul at the school, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

GUNS ON CAMPUS: A guns-rights group sues the University of Florida over the school's ban on firearms in dormitories, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, January 11, 2014 6:43am]


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