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Florida education news: Virtual charter school, raises, class size and more



53235.6a00d83451b05569e2011570314885970c-200wi.jpegCONCERNS: Pinellas School Board members question a recommendation to approve a virtual charter school that would be run by K12 Inc. 

LABOR NEWS: Broward teachers reach an agreement on break time, the Sun-Sentinel reports. • Manatee school bus drivers push for raises similar to ones teachers got, the Herald-Tribune reports.

TICK TOCK: The Manatee School Board gives itself six months to find a new superintendent, the Herald-Tribune reports. More from the Bradenton Herald.

FAIR SHOT: Miami-Dade school officials look for ways to make it easier for small and minority-owned firms to win business with the district, the Miami Herald reports.

GETTING CLOSER: Broward schools take steps to meet class size rules without compromising students' education, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

DISCIPLINED: Three Marion school employees face trouble for their inappropriate treatment of a 6-year-old student with Down syndrome, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

STAY HEALTHY: The Bay school district opens an on-site health clinic for employees to save insurance costs, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 5:46am]


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