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2068898 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2012-04-07 10:48:02.0 UTC 2012-04-07T06:48:02.000-04:00 content/florida-education-news-consulting-contracts-school-board-candidates-high-tech-cheating-and-m published 2012-04-07 10:48:32.0 UTC 2012-04-07T06:48:32.000-04:00 drupal 67110 TOO MUCH: Pinellas Education Foundation members criticize the school district's contract with a benefits consultant. The Pinellas School Board should seriously consider cost savings ideas presented by the Foundation, the Times editorializes. JUST SAY NO: Pasco School Board challenger Don Stephenson criticizes incumbent Joanne Hurley for having no "no" votes while on the board. JUMP RIGHT IN: The field of candidates to replace Lew Williams on the Pinellas School Board grows to four. RECONSIDER: School districts should look for alternatives to out of school suspensions as a way to keep teens on track, the Orlando Sentinel editorializes. HONESTLY: Florida university professors worry about high-tech cheating as final exam season rolls around, the Sun-Sentinel reports. WHAT A SHAM: A Brevard high school discovers that a large pledge of support will never come, Florida Today reports. TWO WEEKS: Gov. Rick Scott receives legislation that would give USF Polytechnic its independence, the Ledger reports. Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview about FCAT with Sharon Koon, Florida Department of Education assistant deputy commissioner for assessment. Jeff Solochek gradebook Daily News Report Florida education news: Consulting contracts, school board candidates, high-tech cheating and more templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/gradebook/2012/04/07/67110-florida-education-news-consulting-contracts-school-board-candidates-high-te BlogArticle TOO MUCH: Pinellas Education Foundation members criticize the school district's contract with a benefits consultant. The Pinellas School Board should seriously consider cost savings ideas presented by the Foundation, the Times editorializes.Daily News ReportDaily News Report 2271100 2016-03-29 10:53:32.0 UTC 5 Months Ago florida-education-news-administration-uniforms-cheating-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Administration, uniforms, cheating and more BlogArticle 2261275 2016-01-14 12:04:07.0 UTC 7 Months Ago florida-education-news-religion-superintendent-contract-school-choice-and gradebook Florida education news: Religion, superintendent contract, school choice and more BlogArticle 2263834 2016-02-03 12:01:34.0 UTC 7 Months Ago florida-education-news-construction-contracts-charters-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Construction, contracts, charters and more BlogArticle <p><strong><img src="/resources/images/blogs/gradebook/67108.jpeg" alt="imgres-1.jpeg" width="150" height="126" vspace="3" hspace="3" align="left" class="ibimage ibimage_left" />TOO MUCH:</strong> Pinellas Education Foundation members <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/business-leaders-criticize-consultants-contract-with-pinellas-schools/1223877" target="_blank">criticize the school district's contract</a> with a benefits consultant.&nbsp;The Pinellas School Board should&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/editorials/a-wealth-of-ideas-on-school-savings/1223842" target="_blank">seriously consider cost savings ideas</a>&nbsp;presented by the Foundation, the&nbsp;<em>Times</em>&nbsp;editorializes.</p> <p><strong>JUST SAY NO:</strong> Pasco School Board challenger Don Stephenson criticizes incumbent Joanne Hurley for <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/incumbents-voting-record-questioned-in-pasco-school-board-race/1223895" target="_blank">having no &quot;no&quot; votes</a> while on the board.</p> <p><strong>JUMP RIGHT IN:</strong> The field of candidates to replace Lew Williams on the Pinellas School Board <a href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/two-more-candidates-join-district-7-pinellas-school-board-race/1223835" target="_blank">grows to four</a>.</p> <!--break--> <p><strong>RECONSIDER: </strong>School districts should look for <a href="http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/os-ed-suspensions-040712-20120406,0,2690292.story" target="_blank">alternatives to out of school suspensions</a> as a way to keep teens on track, the <em>Orlando Sentinel</em> editorializes.</p> <p><strong>HONESTLY:</strong> Florida university professors worry about <a href="http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/highered/fl-cheating-college-students-20120406,0,3605621.story" target="_blank">high-tech cheating</a> as final exam season rolls around, the <em>Sun-Sentinel</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>WHAT A SHAM:</strong> A Brevard high school discovers that a <a href="http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20120405/NEWS01/304050055/Lofty-pledge-Merritt-Island-High-turns-out-sham-" target="_blank">large pledge of support</a> will never come, <em>Florida Today</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>TWO WEEKS:</strong> Gov. Rick Scott receives legislation that would give <a href="http://www.theledger.com/article/20120407/POLITICS/120409526/1338/news00?Title=Scott-Expected-to-Make-Polytechnic-Decision-Within-2-Weeks-" target="_blank">USF Polytechnic its independence</a>, the <em>Ledger</em> reports.</p> <p><em>Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview about FCAT with Sharon Koon, Florida Department of Education assistant deputy commissioner for assessmen</em><em>t.</em></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:44:50