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Florida education news: Charter school, teacher pay, lawsuit and more



NEW LIFE: Southside Fundamental Middle School is slated to reopen as a new Pinellas charter school.

GOING UP: Hernando teacher pay surpasses Pasco salaries.

LAWSUIT: Two Pinellas parents plan to sue the school district over accusations that their children were assaulted by fellow students at the Calvin A. Hunsinger School.

TROUBLE: Law enforcement is investigating the recording of a sex act by students in the Fivay High School media room.

BOTTOM LINE: Newly selected Manatee superintendent Rick Mills is driven by data, the Herald-Tribune reports.

SPEAKING OUT: A top-ranking Lee school official denies accusations she was drinking on the job, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

FIGHTING BACK: Parents and students protest the ouster of their Broward high school principal, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

SPENDING PLAN: Duval's superintendent projects a $103 million surplus and proposes ways to spend the cash, the Florida Times-Union reports.

NEW PATHS: Florida lawmakers propose creating three high school diploma options, State Impact Florida reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, March 16, 2013 10:11pm]


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