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Florida education news: Movies, books, dogs and more



LIFE LESSONS: Pasco County's Wesley Chapel High School holds monthly movie days to teach students with special needs about working in a theater.

OUSTED: USF-St. Petersburg's top academic officer is quickly removed amid allegations of sexual harassment.

VOUCHER LAWSUIT: Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran demonizes the Florida Education Association over its legal challenge of the state tax credit scholarship program.

LITERACY: Miami Dade College students help children living in Homestead's migrant community write books, the Miami Herald reports.

LEARNING ENGLISH: The University of North Florida gets a $2.2 million grant to train more ESOL teachers, the Florida Times-Union reports.

NEW SCHOOLS: Bonita Springs in Lee County grows enough to justify its name on a new high school, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NOTED ALUMNI: The Orange County school district announces its next inductees to its Hall of Fame, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

DOG TRAINING: A Broward elementary school class helps prepare a service dog for its job, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:27am]


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