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Florida education news: School technology, propane-powered buses, early release days and more



imgres.jpegTECH SPECIALISTS WANTED: Pasco County struggles to fill technology specialist jobs that are split between two elementary schools. (Times file photo)

DEAL: Pinellas teachers finally arrive at a settlement for their 2011-12 contract.

TRIAL RUN: The Hernando school district tests propane-powered school buses for potential cost savings. 

THE FLORIDA WAY: Former governor Jeb Bush touts Florida's education system as a model for a Romney administration.

AFRAID: Broward's new transportation director says he fears for his life as anger erupts over major changes he implemented, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

HALF DAYS: Manatee schools eliminate early release Wednesdays but doesn't completely get rid of half days, the Herald-Tribune reports.

RUNNING OUT: With its reserves nearly spent, the St. Lucie school district faces big budget cuts, the St. Lucie Tribune reports.

HOW MUCH? The Orange School Board debates how to split revenue generated by selling naming rights to school stadiums, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Friday, August 31, 2012 8:04am]


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