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Florida education news: Teacher training, achievement gap, school bus routes and more



b2s_teachers072910__132848c.jpegTEACHER TRAINING: A program designed to improve Pinellas teachers' instruction methods keeps hitting snags because of leadership issues. (Times file photo)

BE ACCOUNTABLE: St. Petersburg College should make its full budget proposal available to the public and trustees before approving it, the Times editorializes.

LABOR NEWS: Bay teachers ratify a new contract with four furlough days, the Walton Sun reports.

MORE TO KNOW: Several Okaloosa teachers spend the summer taking classes to infuse their own lessons, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

LAGGING BEHIND: Black students are less likely than others to take advanced course work in Flagler schools, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

LAME DUCKS: Florida Keys Community College trustees postpone their president search because of delays in appointments to their board, the Keynoter reports.

FEWER STOPS: Lee schools revamp bus routes to save thousands, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

[Last modified: Friday, August 5, 2011 6:25am]


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