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Florida education news: Value-added model, parent involvement, Race to the Top and more



news01.jpegVALUE ADDED? As in Florida, Los Angeles teachers debate the worth of value-added evaluation models, the LA Times reports.

GET INVOLVED: Alachua schools look for more ways to get parents participating in their children's education, the Gainesville Sun reports. (Gainesville Sun photo)

FORGET IT: Unable to agree to terms with teachers, the Palm Beach school district abandons its plan to apply for a Race to the Top grant, the Palm Beach Post reports.

TRUST: Leaders at a Lee County high school encourage students to talk about their problems with adults in the wake of two suicides, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. 

FIGHTING BACK: A Monroe administrator suspended over false claims of having a CPA license hires lawyers, the Keynoter reports.

FEEDBACK: FAMU officials seek public input for qualities to seek while hiring a new president, the Orlando Sentinel reports. 

[Last modified: Monday, October 29, 2012 6:09am]


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