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Florida education news: Back to school shopping, teacher evaluations, FCAT cheating and more



shop.jpegSTOCKING UP: A Hillsborough teacher and mom offer advice on back-to-school shopping. Yes, it's time. (Times photo, Lara Cerri) 

GRADES FOR TEACHERS: The Pensacola News Journal answers questions about Escambia's new teacher evaluation system.

THINK TWICE: The Flagler school district shouldn't hand out raises to all at a time it can't afford them, the Daytona Beach News-Journal editorializes. 

SO SOON? Lee students return to school Monday, with mixed reviews on the early start date, the Naples Daily News reports.

NO EVIDENCE: A Palm Beach school is cleared of FCAT cheating accusations, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SPORTS SURVIVE: Palm Beach district leaders decide not to cut athletics, extracurriculars, the Palm Beach Post reports.

GOING DIGITAL: Okaloosa schools plan several new programs to boost technology use for students, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

LABOR NEWS: The state rejects Monroe teachers' unfair labor practices claim against the district imposition of furlough days over format issues, the Keynoter reports.

Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Palm Beach education activist Rita Solnet, co-founder of Parents Across America.

[Last modified: Saturday, August 6, 2011 7:04am]


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