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Florida education news: Bullying, Common Core, drones and more



BULLYING: The family of a Polk girl who died after being bullied sues the school system for poor supervision and discipline, the Ledger reports.

STANDARDS: Sarasota teachers receive lessons on how to improve their instruction under the Florida's new academic standards, the Herald-Tribune reports.

DRONES: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's courses on unmanned aircraft boom despite limits placed on drones by the FAA, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

FIX IT: Alachua's new superintendent talks with community groups about his district's schooling needs, the Gainesville Sun reports.

CLEARED: A Lee principal retains his job after an investigation into accusations he bullied students, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: Four groups seek to open new charter schools in Sarasota County, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 7:23am]


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