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Florida education news: School board elections, stressful students, drivers education and more



imgres.jpegOUTSIDER: The Pinellas School Board District 7 race pits a long-time county leader against the newcomer appointed to the seat by Gov. Rick Scott. 

GO VOTE: Hillsborough School Board candidates find themselves having to tell voters the election is in August, not November.

THOSE DARN KIDS: Some Lee County teachers say that students add to their stress, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

PERSONAL FIGHT: A Miami-Dade student athlete fights to protect others from major injuries from concussions in high school football, the Palm Beach Post reports. 

CAREER TRAINING: Seven Flagler and Volusia schools will participate in a new state technology training program aimed at helping students get jobs, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

JUST LIKE HOME SCHOOL: Parents play a vital part in their children's full-time virtual school instruction, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

BRING IT BACK: Some Bay residents are urging the school district to reinstitute drivers education after a few teen car fatalities in recent months, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Monday, August 6, 2012 6:17am]


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