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Florida education news: Charter schools, accountability, public prayer and more



b4s_imagine050910_121015c.jpegSTRICTER CONTROLS: Florida lawmakers must tighten the loopholes that allow for financial abuse of the charter school system, columnist John Romano writes. (Times file photo)

FLORIDA MODEL: Florida's education accountability system guides many states and even the Obama administration, the Guardian reports.

PRAY: A Clay pastor continues to lead prayers outside public schools, prompting a debate on aspects of public prayer, the Florida Times-Union reports.

STATUS QUO: Getting rid of State College of Florida president Lars Hafner doesn't necessarily mean the end of his programs, the Herald-Tribune reports.

PERCEPTION: Students, faculty and parents work to change the poor reputation of East Lee High School, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

STOCKING UP: Florida teachers might get debit cards from the state to help pay for classroom supplies, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TRAINING: Florida leaders hope increasing the numbers of students graduating with STEM degrees will fill job vacancies around the state, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ZONING: Seminole school boundary changes depend on how the district deals with school choice options in the Sanford area, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, October 28, 2012 8:38am]


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