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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: school prayer, superintendent search, shuttered Sacred Heart and more

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March

HIGHER POWER OF THE PEN: Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill that will give school boards the power to permit prayer. More coverage from the Palm Beach Post here.

HELP WITH THE SEARCH: The Pinellas School Board hires the Florida School Boards Association to conduct a search for the district’s next superintendent.
 
SHUTTERED: Sacred Heart Academy in Tampa will close after eight decades in operation.
 
WILL WORK FOR FREE (OR CLOSE TO IT): Many South Florida college students are successfully landing internships, the Miami Herald reports.
 
INCUMBENT PROTECTION: The Broward School Board is making sure to protect their jobs as they redraw political boundaries, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
 
CHARTER CHUNK: Charter schools deserve their fair share of funding, the chief executive of the Florida Charter School of Funding argues in this guest column in the Lakeland Ledger.

[Last modified: Saturday, March 24, 2012 8:02am]

    

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