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Florida education news: Graduation rates, college remedial work, teacher evaluations and more



imgres.jpegWORK REMAINS: Florida's high school graduation rate rises, but isn't where most observers would like it to be, the Orlando Sentinel reports. (Times file photo)

UNPREPARED: Florida spends millions of dollars each year to remediate high school graduates entering college, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and StateImpact report.

TOUGHER: Duval's new superintendent takes a more aggressive stance in punishing a principal who sexually harassed a male coworker, the Florida Times-Union reports.

UNHAPPY: Florida teachers continue to criticize the state's new evaluation system as unfair and inaccurate, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SHAKEUP: Leadership at the top continues to change in the Broward school district, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

WHY US? Parents question the Brevard school district's proposal to close their successful neighborhood elementary school, Florida Today reports.

HIGHER FUNDING: The Florida university system launches a campaign to press for more money from the state, the Palm Beach Post reports.

YOUR NAME HERE: The Flagler school district sells its first ads for its website in an effort to raise extra cash, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 6:04am]


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