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Florida education news: Superintendents, charter schools, FCAT and more



WHO YOU KNOW: Pasco schools superintendent Kurt Browning quickly becomes a go-to guy on education issues in Tallahassee, despite his newness to the issues.

COLLEGE BOUND: Some Florida minority males talk about what it took to get them into college during a symposium in Tampa.

OVERSIGHT NEEDED: Before expanding Florida's charter school system, lawmakers should do a better job regulating the ones already in place, columnist John Romano writes.

SELL IT: The Hernando school district must better market its new adult career and technical courses, the Times editorializes.

TESTING SEASON: FCAT time arrives again on Tuesday with the annual writing section of the exam, the Vero Beach Press-Journal reports.

CLASS SIZE DILEMMA: Brevard district officials consider violating the state class size mandate as they struggle with budget shortfalls, Florida Today reports.

GROWING PAINS: Bay students and district leaders deal with the ups and downs of a new outside food services company the district hired as a budget move, the Panama City News Herald reports.

ARMED AND READY: Some Santa Rosa teachers get their concealed carry weapons permits in the wake of the school shooting in Sandy Hook, Conn., the Pensacola News Journal reports.

OJT: The Florida Senate's new point man on education appropriations faces a steep learning curve on the world of education finance, the Herald-Tribune reports.

LEADERSHIP: FAMU and other historically black colleges face difficult challenges at the top, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, February 24, 2013 5:37am]


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