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Florida education news: Teacher transfers, prekindergarten standards, tasers and more



b0s_pinskuls091811a_191793c.jpegTIME TO GO: Struggling Pinellas schools get rid of teachers who are considered unsatisfactory. (Times photo, Dirk Shadd) 

DOLLAR DIVERSION: Florida school districts grapple with money woes after using stimulus money intended for reform measures to balance their budgets, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting reports.

RATING REVISION: The State Board of Education is expected to change the way Voluntary Prekindergarten providers are labeled, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

BE WELL: The Brevard school district wins recognition for encouraging healthy habits in students and staff, Florida Today reports. 

NOT A 'FUN POOL': Party planners may not rent out the new swimming pool at Boca Raton High, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

DON'T TASE ME, BRO: Flagler school resource officers might begin carrying tasers, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, September 18, 2011 7:14am]


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