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Florida education news: Teacher training, driver education, anti-bullying club and more



imgres.jpegANOTHER LOOK: Interim Pinellas superintendent John Stewart wants to reconsider the district's teacher training partnership.  (Times file photo)

DON'T COME BACK: A former Hernando teacher is banned from teaching in Florida for five years.

NEW VIEWS: St. Petersburg College gets two new trustees, while two others are reappointed.

TOP OF THE CLASS: A Hillsborough school bus driver wins accolades for protecting a student from potential abduction • Christ the King School wins a Blue Ribbon award 

SAFETY ON THE ROAD: Some Polk residents wonder whether schools should require driver's education after a deadly teen crash, reports.

MORE MONEY: The Obama administration proposes a new jobs plan that would bring millions to Florida schools, the Miami Herald reports.

SHUT IT DOWN: Manatee officials look to close a charter school amid allegations that it is awarding unearned credits and diplomas, the Herald-Tribune reports.

FIGHTING BACK: A bullied Duval fifth-grader forms a club to help other kids get through what she has endured, the Florida Times-Union reports.

COLLABORATION: Northwest Florida State College and the University of West Florida join forces to make it easier for students to get bachelor's degrees, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

NEW WAY TO LEARN: An Alachua elementary school changes its classroom learning setups as it gets a new building, the Gainesville Sun reports.

Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Dunedin High teacher Brandt Robinson, a plaintiff in the lawsuit against Senate Bill 736.

[Last modified: Saturday, September 24, 2011 7:23am]


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