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Florida education news: Recess before lunch, physics in a go-kart, homecoming dates and more



pas_quailb091411_191031d.jpegWHEN TO PLAY? Several Pasco schools find benefits in sending students to recess before lunch rather than after. (Times photo, Stephen Coddington)

TEACHERS GET GRADED: Hillsborough teachers get their first marks under the district's new evaluation system, and not everyone gets top ratings.

YOU'RE RESPONSIBLE: The Pasco teachers union files a grievance against the district over a new equipment check out form that some say places an undue burden on employees.

TOP OF THE CLASS: Cobra Pride shows in Hudson High memorabilia collection • Gulf Middle School celebrates 50 years 

LET'S GO RACING: Manatee School for the Arts students learn physics lessons in the seat of a go-kart, the Bradenton Herald reports.

A STUDY IN CONTRASTS: The two finalists for Broward superintendent differ on paper, yet have similar aims, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

STEP IT UP: Miami-area business and education leaders call for more action to improve schools and the economy, the Miami Herald reports.

WHO'S THAT GUY? Brevard Viera High sets limits on who students can bring as dates to the homecoming dance, Florida Today reports.

MEN WANTED: The Polk school district looks for a few good men to show boys it's okay to read, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

NO WAY: Seminole school officials reject a court ruling to reinstate a teacher who verbally abused a student, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 6:26am]


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