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Florida education news: USF St. Petersburg, parks, smart phones and more



SHORT LIST: The University of South Florida St. Petersburg narrows its candidate list for regional chancellor.

SHARING: The Pasco school district and county government complete their first agreement to jointly operate park/school fields in Land O'Lakes.

BYOD: The Hillsborough School Board investigates "bring your own device" policies for student technology.

GROWING: Hernando's only charter school prepares to expand to a second location.

FIX IT: The Florida Legislature should provide school districts and the state department of education time to create teacher evaluation systems that aren't flawed, the Timeseditorializes.

PAY ME: Three Duval School Board members set their salaries, the Florida Times-Union reports.

FROZEN: Gov. Rick Scott delays implementation of a new and controversial early education funding plan, the Naples Daily News reports.

TAKEOVER: Forty Estero High students get to run City Hall for a day, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

NEW RULES: The Palm Beach school district explores revised policies for student transfers, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CHARTER CONVERSION: Two Miami-Dade groups try to turn public schools into charters, the Miami Herald reports. One effort led to a major investigation, the Heraldreports.

DON'T TASE ME BRO: The new Flagler sheriff considers taking Tasers away from school resource officers, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, December 8, 2012 7:06am]


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