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Florida education news: Connerton Elementary leadership, FAMU no-confidence vote, summer reading camps and more

67510328172e3e1500ab45e4cc66cd66.jpegINVESTIGATING: Pasco superintendent Heather Fiorentino looks into complaints against Connerton Elementary School principal Anna Falcone. (Photo from Land O'Lakes Patch)

HIGH MARKS: The Hernando School Board gives superintendent Bryan Blavatt generally strong evaluations as he enters the final year of his contract.

POOR PERFORMANCE: FAMU trustees vote no confidence in university president James Ammons.

GRADUATIONS: Central High School 

SUMMER SCHOOL: Treasure Coast school districts prepare reading camps for third graders who didn't pass the FCAT reading test, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.

DELAYED: The Martin School Board puts off its vote on a new teacher contract amid concerns over budget implications, the Stuart News reports.

DISMISSAL: A Duval special education teacher faces firing after accusations that he physically abused students, the Florida Times-Union reports.

STICK WITH IT: Manatee teachers and parents support continuing the district's early-release Wednesdays, the Bradenton Herald reports.

CLEAR: The Florida Elections Commission won't investigate allegations that Santa Rosa superintendent Tim Wyrosdick used district materials and employees to help his reelection bid, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

EFFICIENCY: The Marion School Board considers purchasing a new business operating system, the Ocala Star Banner reports.

MAKING THE CASE: UF trustees question whether the university really needs to increase tuition by 15 percent, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Friday, June 8, 2012 6:20am]


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