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Florida education news: education priorities, school taxes, enrollment and more



cookies-milk-new-240-gdv1897040.jpgTAKE CARE OF CHILDREN: A new organization — Children's Movement of Florida — plans statewide rallies to unveil the "Milk Campaign" to improve children's education and well beingMore from El Nuevo Herald.

HERNANDO SCHOOL BOARD: The Times recommends John Sweeney, Keane Chapman and Mike Bainum for Hernando School Board.

LAWYERS FOR EVERYONE: The Collier School Board looks to get its own lawyer involved in negotiating the superintendent's new contract, the Naples Daily News reports.

NO NEW SCHOOLS: For the first time in 15 years, Lee begins a new academic year without a new school to open, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

DRIVE SAFELY: Brevard motorists face $148 fines for speeding in a school zone as classes resume today, Florida Today reports.

MIXED REACTION: Okaloosa schools see middling support for their sales tax referendum that goes to voters on Aug. 24, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

NOT SO BAD: Bay schools don't experience the enrollment decline expected with the drawdown of forces at Tyndall Air Force Base, the Panama City News Herald reports. 


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