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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Special education safety, university funding, teacher raises and more



a4s_missinggirl1024_245145c.jpegCALL 911: Hillsborough school district officials discuss improving methods to care for special education students in need

ON ITS OWN: USF officials hand over the last of the school's Lakeland assets to Florida Polytechnic.

VIOLATION? A Manatee activist accuses a School Board member of breaking the state's open records law, the Herald-Tribune reports.

PERFORMANCE PAY: The Florida Board of Governors suggests that state universities should be funded based on outcomes such as graduation rates, the Herald-Tribune reports. More from the Gainesville Sun.

LABOR NEWS: Miami-Dade teachers reach a tentative deal for raises, the Miami Herald reports.

TURNOVER: Two top officials in the Collier school district prepare to retire mid-year, the Naples Daily News reports.

ON THE WAY OUT: A Brevard high school prepares to fire its popular band director, Florida Today reports.

TRANSFERRED: Marion's new superintendent demotes two of his political foes, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

PAINFUL: Seminole prepares to redraw attendance boundaries for thousands of students, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Friday, November 9, 2012 6:16am]


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