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Florida education news: military families in school, principal of the year, travel abroad and more



white.jpegDOWN TO BUSINESS: Newly sworn in, Stacy White dives right in to Hillsborough School Board action. 

HELPING MILITARY KIDS: An Okaloosa deputy superintendent is chosen to serve as Florida's liaison between the state's school districts and military families, the Destin Log reports.

FCAT HELP: The Melbourne Police Athletic League after-school program adds new computers to help struggling students, Florida Today reports.

HE UNDERSTANDS: Often sent to the principal's office as a teen, James Griffin of Broward County is now a finalist for Florida principal of the year, the Miami Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Edison State College employees all will get one-time bonuses before Christmas, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. • Monroe school district and teachers union officials say they're getting closer to a contract settlement, the Keynoter reports.

MONEY SAVVY: Treasure Coast school districts aim to create a Junior Achievement program to help kids better understand finances, the Stuart News reports.

ETHICS: The Palm Beach School Board considers joining the county's anticorruption reform effort, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

MINIMIZING RISK: The University of Florida looks for ways to keep students safe as they travel abroad, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.


[Last modified: Monday, November 29, 2010 10:47am]


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