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Florida education news: School lunch, career education, professor salaries and more



imgres.jpegMORE FRUITS AND VEGGIES: The federal government approves Florida's plan to transfer oversight of school lunches to the state agriculture department. (Times file photo)

EARLY EXITS: A Pasco elementary school's night custodial staff faces discipline for leaving work early yet claiming extra hours on their timecards. 

THE CASE FOR CAREER-TECH: Lake County students taking career and technical education courses outperform their peers on the FCAT, the Leesburg Daily Commercial reports.

KEEP THE FAITH: St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner lays out a plan to attack five core challenges facing his district, the St. Augustine Record reports.

EARLY OUT: Palm Beach's interim superintendent says he has to leave the job sooner than initially planned, the Palm Beach Post reports.

WHAT'S THE MOTIVATION? Gov. Rick Scott posts the salaries of Florida's university professors online, the Herald-Tribune reports.

OUSTED: An Orange County high school principal was dismissed after two serious policy violations, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TOO BIG? Florida Gulf Coast University grapples with growing class sizes, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SUE YOU: The city of Ocala sues the Marion School Board over unpaid fire fees, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

LABOR NEWS: Manatee teachers reject the district's request to skip a special hearing with a magistrate in their contract dispute, the Bradenton Herald reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 5:59am]


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