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Florida education news: Principal tenure, graduation rates, performance pay and more



hendrick_132349a.jpgREVOLVING DOOR: Pinellas superintendent Julie Janssen transfers school principals at what some parents and experts consider an alarming rate. (Times photo, Cherie Diez) 

PASCO SCHOOL BOARD: Four candidates vie for the District 3 School Board seat.

STUFF THE BUS: The United Way seeks school supplies to bolster Hernando teachers' classrooms.

SHOW UP: Pinellas superintendent Julie Janssen is right to tie student attendance to their performance, the Times editorializes.

MORE DIPLOMAS: Collier and Lee high schools improve their graduation rates, the Naples Daily News reports.

TIGHT SQUEEZE: Brevard schools look for ways to meet class size requirements without adding classrooms, Florida Today reports. One option is offering teachers extra pay to teach an extra period, the paper reports.

TOO EXPENSIVE: Buying back-to-school supplies can cost a pretty penny, perhaps too much for unemployed and underemployed parents, Northwest Florida Daily News columnist Wendy Victora writes.

PAY PLAN: Monroe officials shelve a performance pay model until they can come up with a way to deal with administrators in it, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, July 25, 2010 6:37am]


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