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Florida education news: Breach of contract, student holidays, school grades and more



IT'S NOT OVER: Hernando assistant superintendent Ken Pritz claims the superintendent breached his contract in demoting him.

CALENDAR CHANGES: The Pasco school district will hold classes on Veterans Day 2014, to allow for a full week off at Thanksgiving.

SCHOOL GRADES: Hernando officials prepare to improve upon high schools' declining grades. • Florida's school grading system isn't trustworthy, the Times editorializes.

IN RESPONSE: The Manatee school district reacts to an unflattering audit, offering answers and corrective actions, the Bradenton Herald reports.

NEW LIFE: A former Marion School Board member flourishes away from the politics as director of the county's education foundation, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

RAISES: Santa Rosa teachers are upset with the district's pay raises for administrators, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

DEMOTION: A Sarasota middle school principal is reassigned after poor teacher reviews, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, December 21, 2013 6:35am]


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