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Florida education news: Administration, uniforms, cheating and more



OVERHAUL: Hillsborough's superintendent asks 13 top district administrators to reapply for their jobs as he reconsiders their qualifications.

FUNDING: A lawsuit challenging the adequacy of Florida's education funding continues, WCTV reports.

SCHOOL RULES: The Volusia School Board prepares to vote on mandatory student uniforms in the face of heavy opposition, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. The board also will decide whether to relax rules on athletic eligibility, WOFL reports.

TESTING: Florida education officials aim to avoid computerized testing troubles this spring, the Ocala Star-Banner reports. • Speakers at a Polk panel discussion talk about the pros and cons of testing, the Ledger reports.

READING: Miami-Dade Hispanic students outperform their peers nationally on NAEP reading tests, the Miami Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: The fight over Broward teacher pay heads to a special magistrate, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TEACHER DISCIPLINE: A Broward teacher and former football coach is fined for attempting to pay a student to take a college entry exam for a star player, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 6:51am]


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