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Florida education news: new superintendent, cash for FCAT, budget cuts and more

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March

NEW LEADER IN ORANGE: The Orange School Board taps its deputy superintendent Barbara Jenkins to take the top post, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

STUDY FOR THE MONEY: Jacksonville’s KIPP school offers to pay students cash for meeting FCAT goals, the Florida Times-Union reports.
 
COLLIER, WE HAVE A PROBLEM: The Collier School District will likely need to dig deep into reserves to balance the budget, the Naples Daily News reports. Meanwhile, some Collier students are showing up on Saturdays to prepare for the FCAT and other exams.
 
CAUSE AND BUDGET EFFECTS: Florida Atlantic University might reduce course offerings and increase enrollment to balance the budget, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
 
MEET AND GREET: Palm Beach County’s new superintendent meets with the Black Educators Caucus, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Friday, March 16, 2012 8:03am]

    

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