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Florida education news: Errant phone calls, charter school eviction, top college president and more



Telephone_ringing_twn OOPS: Thousands of Pinellas parents and school district employees receive two automated messages from the school district that weren't intended for them.

THAT'S HIS CHOICE: A Hernando teacher who was nearly fired for his off-campus drug use complains about his new teaching assignment.

HELPING HAND: Stetson law students help the Innocence Project of Florida look into claims that some convicts aren't guilty. 

EVICTED: A Duval charter school loses its home, leaving its students unclear where to go come Monday, the Florida Times-Union reports.

FINE TUNING: Some Fort Walton Beach kindergartners work on their fine motor skills by making miniature scarecrows, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

ONE OF THE BEST: Time magazine has honored Miami Dade College president Eduardo Padron as one of the nation's 10 best college presidents, the Miami Herald reports.

NO SURPRISE: Palm Beach leaders knew their new chief academic officer was accused and cleared of FCAT tampering before they ever hired him, the Palm Beach Post reports.

Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Joe Vitalo, chairman of the Hernando school district superintendent search committee.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:41am]


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