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Florida education news: Military school, superintendent's degrees, GPAs and more



a4s_homesclose11221_249137c.jpegGET A LICENSE: The Florida Department of Children and Families warns the operator of an unaccredited military school to get certified or close down. (Times photo, Kathleen Flynn)

EXPERIENCE MATTERS: The Hernando School Board won't require its next superintendent to have a master's degree

UNCHANGED: The Pasco School Board won't change its GPA formula despite parent complaints.

NOT MUCH: Hernando School Board member James Yant retires feeling like he didn't accomplish a great deal.

WHO'S BETTER? Data experts disagree on whether Florida charter or traditional school perform best, State Impact Florida reports.

TIME OUT: The Florida Education Association pushes for a delay in implementing new-styled teacher evaluations using the value-added model, the News Service of Florida reports. See this related story from the Orlando Sentinel.

QUICK ACTION: The University of Florida could have a new president as early as December, the Gainesville Sun reports.

GET OUT: A financially troubled Manatee private school faces eviction, the Bradenton Herald reports.

FIRED: The Brevard School Board dismisses a popular high school band director for professional misconduct, Florida Today reports. 

BACKWARD: Black leaders criticize Seminole's new school attendance boundary plan, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SUPPORT: The St. Johns school district offers a positive example of how to educate and support pregnant teens, the AP reports.

[Last modified: Friday, November 23, 2012 7:57am]


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