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Third graders and reading, the growth of IB, fighting homlessness and more

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November

LEARNING TO READ: As Florida's third-grade reading scores staff, the House moves to intervene with struggling readers, get parents more involved and mandate new teaching approaches.

IB PROGRAMS:
They're everywhere in Florida, and growing, especially in elementary and middle schools, StateImpact Florida reports.

SCORING BIG:
A Manatee High School soccer player fights homelessness, the Bradenton Herald reports.

HEAVY LIFTING:
More girls taking part in competitive weightlifting, the Daily Commercial reports.

SHOW ME THE MONEY:
Contract, teacher raises approved by Martin County School Board, TCPalm reports.

KEEP LOOKING:
Bonita Springs council widens search for new high school site, the Naples Daily News reports.

LIQUID ASSETS:
After closing, Medical College moves to sell its assets, the Miami Herald reports.

SCHOOL BOARD RAISE:
Should the Brevard board members get one? One board member says no, Florida Today reports.

NEW INFORMATION:
Details emerge after Lee County board fires accused teacher, the News-Press reports.

TRANSPORTATION WOES:
Review blames Palm Beach County's school busing problems on "perfect storm" of problems, the Palm Beach Post and the Sun Sentinel report.

SHOW OF UNITY:
UCF students stage sit-in to show solidarity with protests at University of Missouri, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

INVESTIGATION
: Escambia County to review school bus hazing incident, the Pensacola News Journal reports.

SPECIAL NEEDS:
Senate panel signs off on a measure that would boost Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts, redefinED reports.

GROWING:
Flagler College pitches plan today for new dorms, parking garage, the St. Augustine Record reports.

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