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Florida education news: Segregation, charity, class size and more



SEGREGATION: Black students find it increasingly difficult to gain access to Pinellas County's highly sought after fundamental schools.

KIDS CARE: A Pasco elementary school helps children become more involved in their community.

LANGUAGES: Duval schools expand their dual language immersion programs, the Florida Times-Union reports.

CLASS SIZE: Collier and Lee schools benefit from the state's 'schools of choice' class size loophole, the Naples Daily News reports.

MAKING PROGRESS: The Foundation for Florida's Future pushes legislation to allow students to move ahead in school once they've demonstrated content mastery, Politico Florida reports.

'TIS THE SEASON: Students at a Leon elementary school collect toys, food and other contributions to help a local homeless shelter, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, December 24, 2015 7:13am]


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