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Florida education news: Teacher evaluations, university tuition, charter schools and more



6a00e008d957708834013484842699970c-800wi.gifOOPS: The Florida Department of Education releases incorrect information on teacher evaluations, withdraws it and plans to try again. More from the Florida Times-Union, Ocala Star-Banner, Gainesville Sun.

LET'S MAKE A DEAL: Florida university presidents say they won't raise tuition if the state will increase higher education funding

TOGETHER: Chocachatti Elementary students build teams while building bridges in a STEM exercise. 

BIG BUSINESS: Charter schools boom in southwest Florida, the Naples Florida Weekly reports.

DREAM? A Miami Republican lawmaker files a bill that would give in-state tuition to the children of resident illegal immigrants, the Herald-Tribune reports.

LOOKING: A citizens group begins the search for a new Manatee schools superintendent, the Bradenton Herald reports.

HELP AVAILABLE: The Palm Beach school district looks for homeless students to let them know about federal assistance they might use, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

NEW LINES: The Palm Beach district holds off on rezoning a school's attendance boundaries amid accusations of children attending illegally, the Palm Beach Post reports. • Seminole tries to balance parent and district needs in creating new attendance zones for several elementary schools, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, December 6, 2012 6:42am]


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