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Florida education news: Poly trustees, Pasco alternative school cut, high achieving grads and more

NOW HIRING: Nearly 40 Floridians apply for 11 spots on the Florida Polytechnic University ’s board of trustees.

ALTERNATIVE CUT: Funding is cut for the Pasco branch of AMIkids.

MOVING ON: A popular Tarpon High assistant principal who is not reappointed to his post says he’s resigned to his fate, though parents and teachers want to fight to convince district officials to let him stay.

FAMILY AFFAIR: The third daughter from one family is about to graduate as valedictorian of the IB program at Hillsborough High School .

MODEL CITIZENS: Two civic-minded Pasco high school students are featured in a textbook.

LONG ROAD TO GED: From private school to drug addiction and beyond, a Hernando man earns his diploma and heads to Pasco-Hernando Community College .

CONTAGIOUS FUN : Hernando emergency workers give Challenger K-8 students a firsthand look at fighting contaminants and hazardous materials.

TELL IT TO THE JUDGE: A challenge of the rule implementing the merit pay law goes before a judge, the Palm Beach Post repors.

BUDGET COMBO: The governor’s panel on higher education reform floats the idea of multi-year budgets, the Associated Press reports.

TWOFER: The number of dual-enrollment students in Florida continues to grow, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

RETURN BID : A finalist with history at Edison College makes his case for landing the job as the school’s district president, the Naples Daily News reports. 

[Last modified: Thursday, May 31, 2012 8:21am]


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