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Florida education news: Pinellas superintendent problems, teacher layoffs, UF tuition increase and more



imgres.jpegFED UP: Pinellas School Board members want to talk about their concerns with superintendent Julie Janssen's leadership

REALLY LONG DISTANCE: Students at a Spring Hill Catholic school use Skype to learn more about their pen pals in Vietnam.

LOTTO MONEY: Most of Florida's lottery revenue doesn't go to public education, despite what the general public thinks, Fox News Tampa Bay reports.

MORE PAPERWORK: Florida students now must fill out the FAFSA to receive their Bright Futures scholarships, Florida Today reports.

STILL GROWING: Charter Schools USA is on track to open a new charter school in Manatee County, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BETTER CONTROLS: Palm Beach schools have fewer problems with purchasing cards after changing requirements for their use, the Palm Beach Post reports.

LAST DAY: Anthony Tabacco is among 1,400 Broward teachers whose jobs ended this week, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

NEVER MIND: Marion School Board members express doubts about their superintendent's plan to have four-day school weeks, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

GOING UP: The University of Florida increases tuition again by 15 percent, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Friday, June 10, 2011 6:08am]


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