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Florida education news: Principal farewell, island budget woes, troubled student sanctuary and more



A GIBBS FAREWELL: Principal Kevin Gordon served his last day at Gibbs High on Friday. Here’s a timeline of his tenure.

HOOP IT UP: Students at Pasco’s Longleaf Elementary shimmy their way into the Guinness World Record book.
FOR TROUBLED STUDENTS: Orange County’s Cherokee School makes progress with students with emotional or behavior disorders, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
SHORTFALL IN PARADISE: Monroe County schools face an estimated $4 million shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the Keynoter reports.
SOLO TEACHER WILL SAY GOODBYE: Duette Elementary, the state’s only one-teacher schoolhouse  will soon need a new teacher, the Bradenton Herald reports.
VPK OPINIONS: The response to the constitutional amendment requiring every child to have access to pre-kindergarten programs has been lackluster at best, the Gainesville Sun editorializes. The Naples Daily News draws the same conclusion.

[Last modified: Sunday, November 20, 2011 7:46am]


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