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Florida education news: School drop-off lines, naming rights, crowded classrooms and more



b2s_pride083011_188910c.jpegGRIDLOCK: School bus route changes in New Tampa send parents flocking to the dropoff line at area elementary schools. (Times photo, Marlene Sokol)

CRAMPED: New Florida law exempting hundreds of courses from class size requirements leads to crowded classrooms, the Miami Herald reports.

WHAT'S IN A NAME? Palm Beach officials hope to get millions in donations in exchange for naming rights on a new school construction project, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LABOR NEWS: Collier teacher and district representatives go back and forth over raises, the Naples Daily News reports. • Santa Rosa reaches a tentative teacher contract that provides raises and avoids furloughs, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

BACK TO WORK: A Palm Beach coach appears headed back to his job after being cleared of accusations that he groped two female students, the Palm Beach Post reports.

THEN THERE WERE SIX: Broward narrows its field of superintendent candidates, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 6:05am]


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