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Florida education news: Hillsborough School Board, campaign contributions, UF president search and more



imgres.jpegFACEOFF: Big issues are at stake in the race for Hillsborough School Board District 7 between incumbent Carol Kurdell and challenger Terry Kemple.

WRONG MESSAGE: The Florida Board of Education should have color-blind academic goals, the Times editorializes.

PAY ME: Clay County's presumptive new superintendent seeks $500 donations from his soon-to-be employees, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SHIFTING SANDS: State College of Florida president Lars Hafner faces a different political culture with a slate of trustees named by Gov. Rick Scott, the Herald-Tribune reports.

PROMISES MADE: Miami-Dade's bond referendum must overcome the broken promises of its most recent past similar effort, the Miami Herald reports.

NO ACTION: Goals set to bring southwest Florida business and education closer together have yet to yield results, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TOO MUCH SUNSHINE: UF leaders worry that Florida's open records laws will hinder their search for a new president, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, October 21, 2012 7:44am]


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