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Florida education news: Sick leave payouts, bank branches, school attendance zones and more



golden-parachute.jpegGOLDEN PARACHUTES: Some Florida leaders question whether school districts should make big payouts of unused sick and vacation time to departing employees. 

SEEKING GREENER PASTURES: Polk school teachers depart in droves looking for jobs elsewhere, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

NARROWING THE FIELD: The Broward School Board plans to pick finalists for its superintendency, the Miami Herald reports.

BANKING ON IT: A Duval high school allows a bank to open a branch on campus to teach financial literacy, the Florida Times-Union reports.

DRAWING ON DIVERSITY: Some Palm Beach School Board members say race and socioeconomics should play a bigger part in setting school attendance zones, the Palm Beach Post reports.

LABOR NEWS: Okaloosa teachers file a complaint against their School Board over step increases, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Monday, September 12, 2011 6:21am]


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