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Florida education news: Classical education, teacher evaluations, student-teacher relations and more



imgres.jpegLOGIC AND LATIN: Pasco County prepares to get a charter school focused on classical learning.

REMOVED AGAIN: A teacher who had been disciplined in Hernando and dismissed in Pasco now is removed from his Hillsborough classroom without explanation. 

POSSIBILITIES: Countryside High offers students a chance to explore future paths with a career fair.

BEST RETURN: The Pinellas school district explores new methods to sell its surplus equipment.

FARCE: Florida's teacher evaluation law should be rewritten to more fairly rate teachers with meaningful measurements, the Times editorializes.

BATTLE: Money flows freely in the political battle over Florida's future education plan, Orlando Sentinel columnist Aaron Deslatte reports. 

UNHAPPY: Florida Atlantic University faculty slam the school's president in a survey, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

DATA DIVA: Miami-Dade superintendent Alberto Carvalho wins the state's district data leader award, the Miami Herald reports. 

LABOR NEWS: The St. Lucie school district increases substitute bus driver pay, the St. Lucie Tribune reports. • The Broward Teachers Union looks ahead with optimism under new leadership, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TOO CLOSE? The Florida Department of Education examines teacher-student relationships at the request of Bay leaders, who have a teacher who fathered a child with a recent district graduate, the Panama City News Herald reports.

ORDERED: A federal judge issues a final order that state universities may not charge out-of-state tuition to children of illegal immigrants who are Florida residents, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, October 27, 2012 6:07am]


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