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Roll Call: Funeral Program Popular; Ocala Military Charter School Expanding; Multiple Suspensions for Trayvon Martin

Enrollment in Miami-Dade College’s funeral services program has increased by 30 percent the past three years, in Tuesday’s education headlines.

Funeral service education enrollment increases at Miami Dade College, other schools – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com The demand for the funeral services program at Miami-Dade College is rising, even as the business itself is changing.(sun-sentinel.com)

Military academy seeks charter extension, plans to build school | Ocala.com A military chart school is ready to buy land to expand the campus. The school is also looking for a 15-year extension to its school district contract. (ocala.com)

Multiple suspensions paint complicated portrait of Trayvon Martin – Florida – MiamiHerald.com Trayvon Martin had previously been suspended to marking his school with graffiti and for getting caught with an empty plastic bag with marijuana residue. (miamiherald.com)

City of Ocala seeks to make Marion County School Board pay stormwater fee or stop using system | Ocala.com The utility dispute between the Marion County school board and the city of Ocala is heading to court. The school district stopped paying its $9,500 monthly stormwater fee in November. (ocala.com)

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