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Florida education news: Teacher evaluations, school resource officers, GED in jail and more



a4s_mascolino031510_112434c.jpegGRADING TEACHERS: Some Hillsborough parents say they have reservations about proposals that would give them input into teacher evaluations. (Times file photo) 

BEE BOUND: Carrollwood home-schooler Tommy Foster wins the Tampa regional spelling bee again and heads to nationals.

CUTS COMING: Florida school officials hope lawmakers will temper Gov. Rick Scott's education budget slashing propsoals. Spare education from major cuts, the Daytona Beach News-Journal editorializes.

KEEP THE COPS: St. Lucie law enforcement comes up with a plan to pay for resource officers in schools, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.

LABOR NEWS: A dispute over some Palm Beach teachers' pay heads to arbitration, the Sun-Sentinel reports. • University of Florida union leaders prepare to fight legislation that would hinder their organizations, the Gainesville Sun reports.

SECOND CHANCE: Volusia County inmates seek education while serving their sentences, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. 

FIXING A HOLE: Florida Keys Community College fills its funding gap and looks ahead to keeping its budget balanced, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, March 6, 2011 6:07am]


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