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Florida education news: School start dates, attendance zone changes, contract talks and more



Cinco EARLY START: Palm Beach schools will take advantage of their high-performing status to begin classes a week earlier than otherwise allowed in 2010-11, the Sun-Sentinel reports. (Image from

FORGET IT: Angry Brevard parents say they'll never accept the district's plans to rezone their children to different schools, Florida Today reports.

STOLEN MEMORIES: Miami Palmetto Senior High's yearbook staff returns from a conference to find all its work for the 2010 book gone (along with lots of equipment), the Miami Herald reports.

OFF THE AIR: A Collier School Board subcommittee delays plans to televise its meetings, the Naples Daily News reports.

LABOR NEWS: Polk State College trustees approve employee bonuses instead of raises for the third straight year, the Lakeland Ledger reports. • Contract negotiations fail in Monroe, the Keynoter reports.

THE COST OF SUNSHINE: Santa Rosa district officials ask a judge to let them off the hook in a public records request regarding a recent prayer lawsuit, saying the cost to prepare it would be too high, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:42am]


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