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Florida education news: Penny for Pasco, FAMU hazing, school advertising and more



imgres.jpegTIME TO RENEW? Polls show overwhelming support for another round of the Penny for Pasco, which paid for several new schools. 

NO SURPRISE: Parents urged FAMU officials for years to tackle hazing problems at the school, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

NO CONTACT: The seven students accused of beating a girl on a Marion school bus are given home detention while awaiting further legal action, the Gainesville Sun reports.

THINK SMALL: New College opens a nanotechnology lab, the Herald-Tribune reports.

SHOW THEM THE MONEY: Okaloosa school district officials say paying higher salaries isn't as easy as the teachers union says, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

YOUR NAME HERE: Flagler schools have yet to see large interest in ads on school property, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

'RECIPE FOR FAILURE': Treasure Coast high schools look to improve their state grades while facing higher standards and less money, the Stuart News reports.

HANDS OFF: A Marion teacher is arrested on allegations that he punched a fifth-grade student in the face, the Ocala Star Banner reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, January 8, 2012 7:50am]


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