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Florida education news: Budgets, school grades, testing and more



BUDGETS: Hillsborough School Board members will debate cost saving strategies during a workshop on efficiency.

SCHOOL GRADES: Hernando School Board members want answers, not excuses, for the district's declining state marks.

SUMMER CONSTRUCTION: Several Manatee schools see demolition and expansion projects take place while students are out, the Bradenton Herald reports.

TESTING: Two Lake Nona high school administrators are reprimanded for violating district testing policy that led to students' AP exams being invalidated, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TURNAROUNDS: The Leon School Board will consider converting a struggling middle school into a K-8 campus, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

DISCIPLINE: The Duval School Board approves a new code of conduct that aims to reduce out of school suspensions, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: Monroe superintendent Mark Porter is job hunting, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7:15am]


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