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Florida education news: Vouchers, tuition, smoking and more

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July

VOUCHERS: Demand rises for Florida's corporate tax credit scholarships to private schools, possibly foreshadowing added growth of the program.

NO PROBLEM: Broward sticks with K12 Inc. as an online course provider, with officials having no concerns about troubles the firm had in other counties, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TAX FREE: Florida's back to school tax holiday expands to include electronics, the Florida Times-Union reports.

RECRUITING STUDENTS: Florida Polytechnic University considers waiving tuition fees more than one year to attract students, the Ledger reports.

NO SMOKING: College campuses in the Daytona Beach area go tobacco-free this week, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

COMPLIANCE ISSUES: Palm Beach schools plan to spend $18 million to bring all areas up to code for students with disabilities, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Monday, July 29, 2013 6:05am]

    

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