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Florida education news: Teaching jobs, class size, arts in school and more



B2s_Gatesrecruit062_127402cA JOB, PLEASE: The opportunity to work for Hillsborough schools under its new Gates Foundation teacher quality grant draws loads of job seekers to the district. (Times photo, Dirk Shadd)

NEW REALITY: Hernando schools begin implementing revised teacher evaluations that will take into account student performance.

SOUND ADJUSTMENT: Amendment 8 to revise Florida's class size amendment offers a sensible way to avoid unnecessary costs, the Times editorializes.

BE CREATIVE: Florida education commissioner Eric Smith stresses the need for arts in education, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

MAKING IT: Estanley Baptiste goes from Haitian refugee to top Miami Edison Senior High grad, the Miami Herald reports.

SUBS OR TEACHERS? Lee schools ponder their options to meet class size requirements in the fall, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SB 6 AFTERMATH: The Florida Times-Union reviews the life and surprising veto of SB 6.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:08am]


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