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Florida education news: dress code, Florida Virtual, superintendent searches and more



BUTTONING DOWN? Clearwater High School could be blazing a trail as the first Pinellas high school to adopt a strict dress code.

FVS REDUX: In a package on virtual education, Education Week notes the questions about Florida Virtual School’s effectiveness, with one of the sources citing the recent, in-depth work of the Gradebook’s own Rebecca Catalanello and Marlene Sokol. If you missed that Jan. 8 piece, click here.
SUPER SEARCH, DUVAL EDITION: As Pinellas maps out its plan to find its next superintendent, another of the country’s largest districts, Duval, forms a committee of stakeholders to decide how staff and community members will provide input in its selection process, the Florida Times-Union EduJax blog reports.
SUPER SEARCH, ORANGE EDITION: And the largest district of the three, Orange, is in the final stages of its search, interviewing the third of three finalists, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
BEWARE: Lake school officials warn parents that tougher FCAT standards could mean reading remediation for their children, the Sentinel reports.
CREDIT DUE: AdvancED recommends reaccredidation for the Collier School District, the Naples Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:19am]


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