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Florida education news: Class size, sales tax, volunteers and more



CLASS SIZE: The Lee school district appeals its penalties for exceeding state class size limits, the Naples Daily News reports.

TAXES: Palm Beach County considers joining with the school district to pursue a local sales tax increase, the Palm Beach Post reports.

HELPING HAND: Volunteers make it easier for a Marion boy with disabilities to board the school bus at his home, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

OVERSIGHT: A new state audit finds problems with Florida Polytechnic University's financial controls, the Ledger reports.

LABOR NEWS: A special magistrate sides with University of Florida faculty in their lengthy negotiations for higher pay, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 7:06am]


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