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Florida education news: Tuition, vouchers, virtual school and more



IN-STATE TUITION: Key Florida lawmakers signal their support of in-state tuition for undocumented students, but the bill still faces hurdles.

VOUCHER QUESTIONS: A Wisconsin couple's ability to come to Florida and get state money to educate special needs students privately raises concerns in Wisconsin, which is considering a similar voucher program, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.

ONLINE EDUCATION: Florida Virtual School launches classes for adults, the Bradenton Herald reports.

WORLD HISTORY: An advisory committee will offer its findings on a history textbook challenged in Brevard as biased in favor of Islam, Florida Today reports.

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH: Twenty people apply to lead the Flagler school district, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

FILLING SPACE: Florida Gulf Coast University changes its class schedule to offer more courses on Fridays, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 6:43am]


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