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Florida education news: Teacher evaluations, political tides, homeless college students, and more



TOWARD THE MIDDLE: A proposal to increase education funding is among the clues that Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican leaders in the state Legislature are moving toward the political middle, the Palm Beach Post reports.

READY FOR PRIME TIME?: The new evaluation procedure will officially begin next month in Collier and Lee counties, but teachers and administrators want more time, the Naples Daily News reports.
HOMELESS OR NOT?: A legal fight is brewing over Palm Beach State College’s decision to reject applications for free tuition from people who live in the a homeless coalition’s free or heavily subsidized apartments, the Post reports.
MORE TIME FOR CEO SEARCH: A group representing Hispanic students wants the Palm Beach School Board to extend its search for a new superintendent, the Post reports.
READ TO THEM, OR ELSE: Children pay the price if parents don’t take the time to read to them,  a retired teacher writes in the Pensacola News Journal.

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