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Florida education news: Budgets, magnets, migrants and more



BUDGETING: Hernando's financial picture brightens as its year-end account balances improve.

GOOD START: A plan to add more magnet schools in Pinellas County offers promise of improving the district's lowest performing schools, the Times editorializes.

SCHOOL BOARD RACES: The Times recommends three new faces for the Hillsborough School Board.

SUPERINTENDENT SELECTION: Clay County residents debate the relative merits of an elected vs. an appointed superintendent in the Florida Times-Union.

INFLUX: Florida school districts ask for federal assistance as they anticipate increased numbers of migrant students, Sunshine State News reports.

LINE OF FIRE: A recently promoted Duval administrator faces questions over problems in his former department, the Florida Times-Union reports.

IN THE BALANCE: Manatee's superintendent could be in for rough times if School Board elections don't go his way, the Herald-Tribune reports.

MATH SUPERSTARS: Alachua Buchholz High students shine at yet another national math competition, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, July 26, 2014 7:04am]


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