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Florida education news: Class size, school pranks, bullying and more



CLASS SIZE: A rapid rise in Florida schools seeking to avoid class size rules through a legal loophole sparks lawmakers to consider rule changes.

SCHOOL PRANK? Hillsborough officials investigate why a dead deer was hanging from the flag pole at Brandon High.

NEW SCHOOL: A small group of parents supports a controversial new high school site in Lee County, the Naples Daily News reports. * Lake Alfred officials approve parking plans for a future high school, the Ledger reports. 

STUDENT TRANSPORTATION: The Lee district adds GPS and other communication technology to its school buses, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

REORGANIZATION: Duval's proposed school zone restructuring could cost the district millions, the Florida Times-Union reports.

BRANDING: THe Orange school district will add a communication chief to oversee marketing, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

DISCIPLINE: Two Escambia high school students fight accusations of pulling another boy's pants down, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

BULLYING: Some Sarasota students learn how to combat bullying in school, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:49am]


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