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Florida education news: Gov. Rick Scott, appointed superintendent, teacher evaluations and more



images.jpgMORE FOR LESS: Gov. Rick Scott's vision for Florida higher education does a disservice to students and the state, the Times editorializes. Scott's views on education are but one of many contradictions in his leadership, the Times/Herald reports.

APPOINT: The Hernando School Board would be wise to maintain an appointed rather than an elected superintendent, the Times editorializes.

PARTING SHOT: Retiring Seminole superintendent Bill Vogel criticizes the state's direction in public education, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

NERVOUS: Miami-Dade teachers are raising concerns about their principals' evaluations of their classroom performance, the Miami Herald reports.

FIGHTING: State College of Florida president Lars Hafner battles to maintain his reputation and his job, the Herald-Tribune reports.

CONVERSION: The Lake Wales charter school system looks to convince a traditional middle school to become part of its system, the Ledger reports.

TAXING: Volusia voters will decide whether to increase the local property tax rate to support school operations, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

SUSPENDED: The Okaloosa school district bans the local teachers union from using district e-mail for six weeks, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, June 23, 2012 11:43pm]


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