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Florida education news: Life Force charter, Pinellas Head Start, reading program investigation and more



NO SUPPRESSING THEM: Angry parents and faculty members voice their displeasure at leaders of the Life Life Force Arts and Technology Academy, which will stay open until June 30.

HEAD START IDEA: Pinellas superintendent John Stewart says he’d like the district to oversee the county’s Head Start program.
FAILURE FREE? A remedial reading program that has garnered millions of public dollars isn’t living up to its name, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
UPHILL STRUGGLE: The Sentinel tells the story of one Lake County student’s efforts to pass the high-stakes FCAT.
FOR RENT: The Palm Beach School District  tries to bring in revenue by renting school space for parties and other events, the Palm Beach Post reports.
IN THE DUMPS: Teacher morale plummets in Martin County due to the new evaluation system, columnist Eve Samples writes for TCPalm.

[Last modified: Sunday, March 25, 2012 9:32am]


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