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Florida education news: Summer science, special education, worthless diploma and more

REAL-WORLD LEARNING: About 600 students from Pasco Title I schools attend the district's science and environment summer camp.

SPECIAL EDUCATION: A Florida DOE investigation finds that Duval schools violated some federal special education laws, WJCT News reports. 

NO GOOD: A Miami-Dade student is turned away from Miami-Dade College after learning her private school diploma is worthless, NBC Miami reports.

STAND YOUR GROUND: Duval students who fight back when attacked at school won't be disciplined as severely in coming years, the Florida Times-Union reports.

BUDGETING: Miami-Dade officials present a spending plan that would lower tax rates while putting more money into schools, the Miami Herald reports.

FREE LUNCH: The Sarasota school district expands its summer meals program for needy children, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, July 3, 2014 6:44am]


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