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Florida education news: Budget cuts, teacher hires, college remediation and more



cutting-money.jpgDEEP CUTS: Hernando schools face major program reductions as the district slashes its budget by millions.

NOW HIRING: A year after major layoffs, the Broward school district is hiring new teachers again, the Miami Herald reports.

SCIENCE SHORTAGE: Tougher standards to become a Florida science teacher may make it more difficult for districts to find quality instructors, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

THREATENED: A Martin district administrator claims her job is on the line because she refused to help in the superintendent's reelection campaign, the Stuart News reports.

DO IT AGAIN: Florida's college remediation costs run in the millions, the Palm Beach Post reports.

ON THE LIST: Monroe's new superintendent faces a threat from a district administrator who says he won't work without an extra paycheck, the Keynoter reports.

WHAT TO WEAR: Manatee elementary schools embrace student uniforms, but secondary schools aren't so welcoming of the idea, the Bradenton Herald reports.

[Last modified: Monday, July 30, 2012 1:01pm]


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