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Florida education news: Financial reserves, charter school cherry picking, adult education and more



imgres.jpegSTRONGER: Improved financial reserves should keep the Hernando school district off the state's fiscal watch list. 

SKIMMING? Pasco superintendent Heather Fiorentino accuses a charter school of trying to cherry pick only the best students.

TRAINING: Hernando County needs an adult education center, the Times editorializes.

ILLEGAL: The Seminole School Board rejects an effort by a struggling private school to tap into public funds by going charter, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ANSWERS: The Broward School Board prepares to wade into the district's school bus troubles, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LEGAL ADVICE: The Duval School Board hires a district lawyer to stop outsourcing its legal work, the Florida Times-Union reports.

PLANNING: The Collier school district unveils a new program geared at helping students prepare for future college and career goals, the Naples Daily News reports.

VACANT: Many Florida schools start the year with substitute teachers as they struggle to fill openings, NPR reports.

GOOD AND BAD: Higher than expected enrollment means extra funding for Manatee schools, but also class size violations, the Bradenton Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Four hopefuls seek to take over the embattled Broward Teachers Union, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 6:16am]


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