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Florida education news: USF Polytechnic, tutoring homeless students, prayer at school and more



long_199107a.jpgSPEAKING OUT: Only the youthful student member of Florida's Board of Governors openly challenges the powerful senator pushing independence for USF Polytechnic. More on the split issue from the Lakeland Ledger. (Josh Ritchie photo) 

PRINCIPAL PIPELINE: The Hillsborough school district aims to prepare new principals from inside its own ranks. 

HELPING THE HOMELESS: A group of USF students volunteer as tutors and mentors for some Hillsborough homeless teens.

NO DEAL: The Lake School Board rejects a land swap that had been considered for a new school location, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

MOVING ON: Palm Beach's new interim superintendent says he will press on with academic improvement and budgetary reforms despite his short term, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LABOR NEWS: Daytona State College employees are in line for 3.5 percent raises plus bonuses, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

SUSPENDED: A Bay County principal is suspended on allegations of inappropriate conduct, the Panama City News-Herald reports.

PRAYING FOR YOU: A Clay pastor who was forced to stop praying in front of a local school was just trying to bring blessings to everyone associated with the school, the Florida Times-Union reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, November 12, 2011 6:17am]


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