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Florida education news: STEM, school funding, English learners and more

STEM IN THE MIDDLE: The University of South Florida will launch a program to train teachers to teach STEM courses to middle schoolers.

FCAT OUTCOME: Students' FCAT scores could have a big effect on teacher raises, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

HANDOUTS: A Manatee middle school asks parents for money to help keep the school running to the end of the year, the Bradenton Herald reports.

GIFTED: A Marion 14-year-old prepares for her first year of college, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: Seven candidates vie to take over the Lee school district, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

STILL LEARNING: Florida students who haven't mastered English struggle to meet the state's graduation requirements on time, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, May 26, 2013 7:15am]


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