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Florida education news: Calculus, uniforms, marriage proposals and more



CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Florida lawmakers want to take a closer look at how school districts spend their capital projects budgets.

SCHOOL CHOICE: A bill to allow open school enrollment even for athletic reasons passes the Florida Sentate Education Appropriations committee without debate, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

EXODUS: Brevard's three associate superintendents are on their way out, Florida Today reports.

EXTRA SERVICES: The Duval school district embarks upon a pilot program to make it easier for students to get access to a mental health therapists, the Florida Times-Union reports.

DRESS CODE: The Volusia School Board will decide whether to impose mandatory student uniforms after months of debate, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

MATH CLASS: Students in Orange and Seminole counties are more likely to take calculus than teens in other parts of Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: More details emerge from the internal investigation into Polk superintendent Kathryn LeRoy, the Ledger reports.

TENURE: State College of Florida trustees prepare to end continuing contracts for faculty members, the Herald-Tribune reports.

NO SHOWS: Thousands of Leon students skip school after their campuses receive threats of violence, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

I DON'T: A Palm Beach principal is reprimanded for proposing to his fiancee on school grounds without permission, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 6:52am]


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