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Florida education news: Textbooks, safety, standards and more



MISALIGNED: A USC researcher analyzes Florida math textbooks and finds ones that claim to be aligned to the Common Core are not very different from earlier editions.

CAMPUS SAFETY: Florida Gulf Coast University heightens assistance to troubled students in hopes of preventing violent incidents, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TESTING: More details emerge about the Rediske family's efforts to get their profoundly disabled son off Florida's testing radar, the Washington Post reports.

FOCUSED: Florida middle school teachers already use the Common Core standards and find they bring all students into the lessons, State Impact Florida reports.

EXPANSION PLANS: Florida International University grows its presence in Broward County, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Monday, March 10, 2014 7:17am]


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