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Florida education news: Principals, parents, payments and more



0428812133_250367c.jpeg"THE RIGHT PERSON": Pasco superintendent Kurt Browning considers changing the way the district selects principals

PARENT FACTOR: The Hillsborough school district recognizes parents' emotions come into play when dealing with special education issues.

MISDIRECTED FUNDS: A failed Orange charter school paid more than $400,000 to the husband of the principal, who also walked away with more than $500,000, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

BACKGROUND CHECKS: Florida Gulf Coast University proposes fingerprinting all employees, the Naples Daily News reports.

NOT SO SIMPLE: State College of Florida leaders caution that implementing Gov. Rick Scott's $10,000 degree challenge requires careful planning, the Bradenton Herald reports.

CAMPAIGN ISSUE: Brevard parents say the district did not warn them about possible school closures during a campaign for a half-percent sales tax, Florida Today reports.

UPSET: Some Palm Beach parents don't like the district's plan to rezone their children to different schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, December 2, 2012 7:03am]


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