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Florida education news: Furloughs, layoffs, school closings and more



furlough-friday.jpegTHE 'F WORD': Broward school district officials look to furloughs to save millions in spending, the Miami Herald reports. 

TRUST BUILDING: Edison State College faculty continue to push for leadership changes, the Naples Daily News reports.

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCHING: The Collier School Board trims its list of finalists, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

STILL TRYING: The Duval School Board will again try to find an acceptable intervention plan for its struggling schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.

LAYOFF NEWS: Palm Beach school employees will learn if they will have jobs next fall in a late April announcement, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SCHOOL COPS: A proposed merger of school police with the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office could increase costs, the Palm Beach Post reports. • Orange County elementary schools might lose resource officers amid budget cutting, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SUSPENDED: A University of Florida law professor is disciplined for shoving a student, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

SCHOOL CLOSING: Seminole officials propose shutting down an elementary school to save about $1 million, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 6:10am]


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