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Florida education news: Pinellas superintendent, packed school buses, charter schools and more



01_pinsuperintenden_237151a.jpegNEW LEADER: Mike Grego wins the job as the next Pinellas schools superintendent. • The selection was hasty and superficial, so it requires proof to residents that Grego is the best for the job, the Times editorializes. (Times file photo)

FULL: Hernando students find no room on their school buses after the district streamlines routes. 

NOT WELCOME: Some St. Johns parents and district officials cast a wary eye on three proposed new charter schools, the St. Augustine Record reports.

ON HOLD: The Brevard School Board delays its decision on sibling preferences for school choice while it considers possible cuts to busing, Florida Today reports.

PROVE IT: Broward's superintendent accuses union workers of deliberately disrupting the district's school transportation system, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

THREE TO GO: The Duval School Board selects three finalists for superintendent, the Florida Times-Union reports.

FIX IT: Martin parents complain that the district's phone notification system is ineffective, the Stuart News reports.

ON THE RISE: Volusia and Flagler counties see an increase in charter school applications, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: UF trustees set 24 desired criteria for the school's next president, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 6:11am]


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