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2067704 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2011-09-03 10:32:33.0 UTC 2011-09-03T06:32:33.000-04:00 content/florida-education-news-twitter-furloughs-saggy-pants-and-more published 2011-09-03 02:01:35.0 UTC 2011-09-02T22:01:35.000-04:00 drupal 63860 TWEET, TWEET: The Pasco school district prepares to enter the world of social media. ACHIEVEMENT GAP: The Pinellas school district looks to determine which teachers have the best results with black students, so it can replicate their methods. LONGER BREAKS: Pasco extends winter vacation by a day to give employees a furlough day. • Broward considers furloughs for two days before Thanksgiving break, the Sun-Sentinel reports. TROUBLED TIMES: The Miami charter school accused of hosting after-hours adult parties has a host of other problems and is struggling to stay afloat financially, the Miami Herald reports. SECURITY QUESTIONS: A 10-year-old walks away from his Miami school and is found safe three miles away, the Miami Herald reports. BUSH CONUNDRUM: Who will Jeb Bush support for president if Rick Perry disses his brand of education reform, Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas wonders. NO PROBLEM: North Florida school leaders say their districts don't need an anti-saggy-pants law to tell kids how to dress, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports. SPEAKING UP: USF Polytechnic student leaders take steps to ensure their voice will be heard as the Board of Governors discusses their school's fate, the Lakeland Ledger reports. Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Connie Kolosey, the new principal of Azalea Middle School in Pinellas County. Jeff Solochek gradebook Daily News Report Florida education news: Twitter, furloughs, saggy pants and more templatedata/tampabaytimes/BlogArticle/data/gradebook/2011/09/03/63860-florida-education-news-twitter-furloughs-saggy-pants-and-more BlogArticle TWEET, TWEET: The Pasco school district prepares to enter the world of social media.Daily News ReportDaily News Report 2272722 2016-04-11 11:03:57.0 UTC 4 Months Ago florida-education-news-report-cards-textbooks-condoms-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Report cards, textbooks, condoms and more BlogArticle 2276826 2016-05-11 11:17:46.0 UTC 3 Months Ago florida-education-news-religion-report-cards-responsibility-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Religion, report cards, responsibility and more BlogArticle 2278024 2016-05-19 11:05:35.0 UTC 3 Months Ago florida-education-news-report-cards-haitian-flags-pay-raises-and-more gradebook Florida education news: Report cards, Haitian flags, pay raises and more BlogArticle <p><strong><img alt="imgres.jpeg" width="124" height="124" vspace="3" hspace="3" align="left" class="ibimage ibimage_left" src="/resources/images/blogs/gradebook/62514.jpeg" />TWEET, TWEET:</strong> The Pasco school district prepares to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/pasco-school-district-looks-to-break-silence-on-twitter/1189449">enter the world of social media</a>.</p> <p><strong>ACHIEVEMENT GAP:</strong> The Pinellas school district looks to determine which teachers have the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/article1189378.ece">best results with black students</a>, so it can replicate their methods.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>LONGER BREAKS:</strong> Pasco <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/furlough-day-will-extend-winter-break-for-pasco-schools/1189453">extends winter vacation</a> by a day to give employees a furlough day. • Broward considers <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/highered/fl-broward-furloughs-thanksgiving-20110902,0,667858.story">furloughs for two days</a> before Thanksgiving break, the <em>Sun-Sentinel</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>TROUBLED TIMES:</strong> The Miami charter school accused of hosting after-hours adult parties has a host of other problems and is <a target="_blank" href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/09/02/2388137/charter-school-in-adult-club-has.html">struggling to stay afloat financially</a>, the <em>Miami Herald</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>SECURITY QUESTIONS:</strong> A 10-year-old <a target="_blank" href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/09/02/2387855/boy-missing-from-school-found.html">walks away from his Miami school</a> and is found safe three miles away, the <em>Miami Herald</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>BUSH CONUNDRUM:</strong> Who will Jeb Bush support for president if Rick Perry <a target="_blank" href="http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/views/os-mike-thomas-jeb-perry-090411-20110904,0,6832727.column">disses his brand of education reform</a>, <em>Orlando Sentinel</em> columnist Mike Thomas wonders.</p> <p><strong>NO PROBLEM: </strong>North Florida school leaders say their districts <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/students-43231-school-law.html">don't need an anti-saggy-pants law</a> to tell kids how to dress, the <em>Northwest Florida Daily News</em> reports.</p> <p><strong>SPEAKING UP:</strong> USF Polytechnic student leaders take steps to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theledger.com/article/20110902/NEWS/110909871/1338/NEWS00?Title=USFP-Students-Want-to-Be-Heard-">ensure their voice will be heard</a> as the Board of Governors discusses their school's fate, the Lakeland <em>Ledger</em> reports.</p> <p><em>Visit the Gradebook at noon for an interview with Connie Kolosey, the new principal of Azalea Middle School in Pinellas County.</em></p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:35:30