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Florida education news: Parties, school closures, PARCC and more



TURN IT DOWN: A Tampa neighborhood complains about the loudness of some University of Tampa off-campus parties.

A BETTER WAY: A USF researcher advises the Brevard School Board on how to improve its school closure procedures if the district must do so again, Florida Today columnist Matt Reed writes.

PARCC PLANS: Massachusetts' move to slow its adoption of PARCC testing could have implications for Florida, the Sunshine State News reports.

BE SAFE: A Broward elementary school takes on a seat belt safety campaign after the death of two students, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PARTY RIFT: A fight over a high school world history textbook creates divides within the Volusia Republican party, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

MORE ZIP CODES: Florida Gulf Coast University seeks a more diverse student body, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

STILL LOOKING: Florida A&M University recharges its search for a new president, with two key names notably absent, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, November 24, 2013 6:35am]


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