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Florida education news: Teacher termination, school grading, STEM teachers and more



pasfacebook071912_231325c.jpgON DEFENSE: A Land O'Lakes High teacher tries to save her job during a daylong hearing before the Pasco School Board. (Times photo, Leah Millis)

ACCOUNTABILITY "AT ITS WORST": The Hillsborough School Board blisters a state decision to grade schools for students with disabilities.

STEP UP: Longtime Hernando educator Leechele Booker is picked to take over Hernando High School.

STEM: Lee and Collier school officials differ on a federal proposal to spend more money to create a corps of STEM teachers, the Naples Daily News reports.

ON TRACK: Education commissioner Gerard Robinson tells Lee residents that Florida's school accountability system is moving as planned during his continued listening tour, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NAP TIME: A Manatee teacher could lose her job for napping during work hours, among other concerns, the Herald-Tribune reports.

DENIAL: Former Palm Beach superintendent Art Johnson rejects allegations that he punished critics on his staff with job assigments, the Palm Beach Post reports.

GOALS: The Polk school district aims to improve its state grade from C to A within a year, the Ledger reports.

NEW VIEWS: Osceola's third superintendent in a year and a half explains her thoughts on running the district to the Orlando Sentinel.

[Last modified: Thursday, July 19, 2012 10:58am]


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