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Florida education news: Pensions, FCAT, tutoring and more



elia.jpgWISHFUL THINKING? The names of Hillsborough school district leaders MaryEllen Elia and Ken Otero pop up in discussions about who might be Duval's next superintendent, the Florida Times-Union reports.

CHANGES AND CHALLENGES: FCAT testing begins Monday with a new set of rules, the Naples Daily News reports. More from the Orlando Sentinel.

PENSION CUTS: Gov. Rick Scott has until Saturday to act on a bill that would reduce pensions for state workers, the Herald-Tribune reports. 

TUTORING TROUBLE: The Dallas, Texas, school district accuses two Florida tutoring companies of defrauding the district, the Houston Examiner reports. 

MISUNDERSTANDING: Broward school district leaders say they had no political motives in saying they wanted to protect incumbents while redistricting School Board member seats, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

STUDENT VOICE: Flagler County students start up a magazine for local teens, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

NO HOME: Two new St. Johns charter schools prepare for a fall debut but still don't have buildings for classes, the St. Augustine Record reports. 

[Last modified: Monday, April 16, 2012 6:08am]


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