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Florida education news: AP exams, plagiarism, contract negotiations and more



Money344 CLEARED: USF did not misuse a multimillion-dollar endowment, an investigation determines.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY NEEDED: FSU put athletics ahead of academics and now it's paying the price, the Times editorializes.

NO IMPACT: A Lee School Board member isn't sweating his colleagues' plan to censure him, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NO CHEATING ALLOWED: A Manatee teachers' assistant faces disciplinary action after being accused of plagiarizing work to get her own teaching certificate, the Bradenton Herald reports.

ETHICS ISSUES: Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft faces scrutiny after it becomes public that she worked for a developer that got a break from the board, the Miami Herald reports. • Broward has no penalties for lobbyists who violate district rules, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

STILL SHRINKING: Martin schools continue to lose enrollment, the Stuart News reports.

LABOR NEWS: Santa Rosa teachers remain at impasse with the district after a day of special hearings, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE: Alachua lets teens challenge themselves in Advanced Placement courses, and the results show the effort is working, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39am]


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