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Florida education news: Political speech, failing schools, lunch room rules and more



imgres.jpegPOLITICS: A Pasco school district investigation determines policies were violated by a political speech at Gulf High.

LOST: Pinellas school district officials consider whether to allow the perennially struggling Imagine charter school in St. Petersburg to remain open.

BRING 'EM BACK: Hernando School Board members want to reinstate impact fees to cope with growth.

TOO MUCH: The United School Employees of Pasco files grievances over elementary school teacher workload.

MIXED BAG: There's good and bad in the complex world of Florida charter schools, Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell writes. • Sarasota approves its tenth charter school, the Herald-Tribune reports.

YUM? Collier students are not as enthusiastic about new cafeteria nutrition rules as the school district is, the Naples Daily News reports.

LABOR NEWS: Broward teachers reach a tentative agreement to get raises, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

SLIPPING: Brevard school enrollment surprises by dropping close to 800 students, Florida Today reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:20am]


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