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Florida education news: Special education, open emails, civics lessons and more



b2s_protest113012_250178c.jpegSAFETY: Parents protest outside the Hillsborough Children's Board for better treatment of children with special education needs. (Times photo, Edmund Fountain) 

LACK OF CONTENT: Gov. Rick Scott's effort to make his e-mails more public falls short as he and his staff don't use e-mail much.

LABOR NEWS: The St. Lucie school district releases information about contract offers online as the sides head to impasse, the St. Lucie Tribune reports.

CITIZENSHIP: Students at Imagine School at West Melbourne use microsocieties to study civics, Florida Today reports.

GOING DOWN: The Palm Beach County Commission proposes a reduction in school impact fees, the Palm Beach Post reports.

PROGRESS: Supporters check out the site of the future Florida Polytechnic University for the first time, the Ledger reports.

NEW DIRECTION: The Osceola School Board looks to put its contentious past behind it with two new members, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

UNHAPPY: College professors from across Florida gather to criticize plans to make it harder for them to get tenure, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Friday, November 30, 2012 6:19am]


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