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Florida education news: Gov. Rick Scott's plan, reducing red tape, differential tuition and more



bilde.jpegNO DETAILS: Gov. Rick Scott wins praise from the Florida Board of Education for his sketchy education plan, the Associated Press reports.

RED TAPE: A committee of superintendents advising Gov. Scott proposes some deregulatory moves, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

CHOPPING BLOCK: An Alachua charter school faces closure after consecutive F grades, WUFT reports. 

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES: As Florida considers differential tuition, leaders will need to be smart and nimble enough to react to an ever-changing economy, Atlantic columnist Jordan Weissmann writes. 

BONUSES: The Duval School Board approves $1 million for two years of bonuses for administrators and non-union employees, the Florida Times-Union reports.

COME TOGETHER: A consultant tells the Manatee School Board it needs to find ways to better deal with conflict in a positive way, the Bradenton Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Palm Beach teachers and administration can't find agreement in salary talks, the Palm Beach Post reports.

BALANCING ACT: Flagler school officials consider redrawing attendance zones, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 5:55am]


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