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Florida education news: Julie Janssen's fate, expired college trustees, prep school funding and more



imgres.jpegLET'S VOTE: The Pinellas School Board turns its informal workshop on superintendent Julie Janssen's performance into a formal meeting so it can take action on her employment if it wishes. (Bay News 9 photo)

STICK AROUND: Trustees at St. Petersburg College, Hillsborough Community College and others remain on the job long after their terms expire while awaiting new appointments.

NICE THOUGHT: Florida lawmakers approved a new college prep boarding school for troubled youth but did not fund the project, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SOME MESS: The Broward school district charges up $2 million toward an unfinished office building it may not even need, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TAKE A WALK: Flagler schools eliminate bus routes and stops as part of district budget reductions, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

MORE OPPORTUNITIES: Military veterans will see their education options grow under the Post 9/11 GI Bill, the Panama City News Herald reports.

FREE TUTORING: Nearly two-thirds of Marion students qualify for extra tutoring through the district's Title I office, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

[Last modified: Monday, August 15, 2011 6:48am]


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