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Florida education news: Chinese lessons, teacher resignations, early release days and more



chinese.jpegLANGUAGE LESSONS: Pasco eSchool hires its first Chinese language teacher, with plans to expand other languages as well. (Times file photo)

PINCHING PENNIES: Hernando budget officials find about $1 million through spending cuts last year. 

FED UP: A growing number of Manatee teachers leave their jobs, the Bradenton Herald reports.

LOBBYING THE LAWMAKERS: Florida Gulf Coast University spends thousands on lobbyists, the Naples Daily News reports. 

EARLY RELEASE: Manatee district leaders will reconsider whether to let students out early every Wednesday for teacher planning, the Herald-Tribune reports.

NO WIGGLE ROOM: Okaloosa schools have little money for unplanned construction and maintenance projects in their new budget, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, July 24, 2011 7:21am]


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