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Florida education news: School lunches, EpiPens, graduation requirements and more



MODIFIED MENU: Nutritionists in Brevard and other school district make new meal plans to comply with changing federal guidelines, Florida Today reports.

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: A University of Central Florida professor creates an anti-bullying online network to connect programs throughout the state, Central Florida Future reports.

STILL GROWING: The number of charter schools in Florida continues to rise, the Herald-Tribune reports.

DEALING WITH ALLERGIES: Florida schools now should have EpiPens in stock for when children have severe allergic reactions, the Miami Herald reports.

OFF TRACK: Fewer than 10 percent of Lee high school juniors have completed an online course required for graduation, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

FRESH START: Florida Atlantic University begins a new academic year with hopes of putting its past year of controversies far behind, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LAPTOPS AT HOME: Orange County high school students take part in a multimillion-dollar project to put computers rather than textbooks in their hands, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

OPTIONS: Florida high school seniors get extra choices when it comes to the type of diploma they earn, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, August 26, 2013 5:59am]


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