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Florida education news: Athletic eligibility, single-gender classes, volunteers and more



CLOSER LOOK: The Pasco school district aims for fairness but also toughness as it seeks to root out improper high school athletic transfers.

BOYS VS. GIRLS: The new principal of Hernando's Westside Elementary School breathes new life into the school's single-gender classroom initiative.

HELPING HAND: Volunteers play a crucial role in keeping Pasco's hearing test program going.

FOR SALE: The Manatee school district prepares to sell more of its surplus property, the Bradenton Herald reports.

GET MOVING: A new Florida law will have university students pay higher tuition rates if they take too long to graduate, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

NO PROOF: A Duval teacher who was fired on accusations that she did not supervise her class is recommended to have her job back for lack of evidence of the charges, the Florida Times-Union reports.

BUS ROUTES: Polk parents complain about the district's decision to eliminate courtesy busing, saying the walking routes aren't safe, the Ledger reports.

SEPARATE: Alachua schools try to find solutions for self-segregation among students, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, September 14, 2013 6:53am]


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