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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Charter schools, NIMBYism, sales tax and more



CHARTER SCHOOLS: The head of a virtual charter school in Palm Beach and Broward counties is under investigation for allegations of misusing school funds, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

"THE BIGGEST CRISIS": St. Johns schools face a critical referendum on capital projects funding, the St. Augustine Record reports.

HANDS-ON: Some Miami-Dade kindergartners get up-close gardening lessons, the Miami Herald reports.

NIMBY: Hundreds of Bonita Springs residents turn out to criticize a proposed new school site, the Naples Daily News reports. More from the Fort Myers News-Press.

DISCIPLINE: A Palm Beach bus driver will be fired over accusations he sexually harassed a student, the Palm Beach Post reports. * A Polk teacher is arrested on charges of showing obscene material to minor students, the Ledger reports.

TURNOVER: Key Marion school district administrators will retire this fall, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:44am]


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