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Florida education news: College costs, FCAT testing, dual enrollment and more

ntp_teachers062412a_227654c.jpgHIRE ME: Hundreds of teachers seek jobs at schools serving Hillsborough County's poorest communities.

ENCOURAGING: President Barack Obama makes a sensible proposal to have college become more affordable, the Times editorializes.

TAKE A BREATH: The Volusia School Board considers adopting a resolution calling for less state reliance on the FCAT, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

CONNED: Florida high school students will suffer as the funding deficits force colleges to reduce dual-enrollment options, Orlando Sentinel columnist Lauren Ritchie writes.

NOT READY: Florida's school system creates too many students needing remedial work once they enter college, the Fort Myers News-Press editorializes.

OUT OF IT: Monroe acting superintendent Jesus Jara takes himself out of the running for a New Mexico superintendency to try to secure the full-time job in the Keys, the Keynoter reports.

FIGHTING BACK: A Palm Beach teacher who faces termination is trying to keep her job, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LABOR NEWS: St. Johns teachers strike a deal to get a salary step midway through the coming school year, the St. Augustine Record repor