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Florida education news: Bus stuffing, longer school year, teacher evaluations and more

STUFF IT: Tampa Bay area Wal-Mart and Publix locations host a Stuff the Bus campaign.

BREATHING EASIER: Mass layoffs are now unlikely in Palm Beach County, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.
GOING LONGER: A low performing Collier County elementary school launches a pilot program to extend the school year, the Naples Daily News reports.
MORE IN THE CLEAR: Schools in Seminole and Broward counties are cleared of widespread cheating problems in this year’s FCAT, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Same for a Polk County high school, the Lakeland Ledger reports.
THE NEW SYSTEM: The Lake County School Board is expected to approve a contract with Learning Sciences International to train educators on a new evaluation system, the Sentinel’s School Zone blog reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, July 9, 2011 8:23am]


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