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Florida education news: Superintendent searches, charter schools, science fair projects and more

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imgres-1.jpegHE'S BACK: The Pinellas School Board again turns to FSBA executive director Wayne Blanton to lead its superintendent search. The Duval School Board, by contrast, seeks advice from a national group on its search, the Florida Times-Union reports.

REPLICATION: Gulf Coast Academy — Hernando's only charter school — wins permission to open the county's second charter

GETTING STARTED: Chocachatti Elementary targets its youngest students to begin working on science fair projects.

ANOTHER BAD BILL: Gov. Rick Scott should veto a bill that would financially penalize schools if students do not pass end of course exams, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.

NOT SMILING NOW: A Broward principal demands action after seeing that a photo company drew a crude smiley face over a child who was not supposed to participate in a class picture, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

WILL ANYONE EVEN GO? FAMU leaders ponder football game halftime shows without its famed marching band, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TWO FINALISTS: Palm Beach and Miami-Dade are among the four finalists for the Broad Prize for Urban Education, the AP reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, April 5, 2012 6:19am]

    

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