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Florida education news: Climate surveys, superintendents, immigrants and more



STRUGGLING SCHOOLS: Some different Pasco schools pop to the top of the administration's concerns with the release of new climate survey results.

MOVING ON: Hillsborough School Board member Stacy White prepares to run for County Commission.

WHO'S NEXT? Five finalists vie to become the next Hernando schools superintendent.

SHOW THEM THE MONEY: Palm Beach teachers push for raises, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

YEARS OF PROBLEMS: A records review shows years of shoddy record keeping and questionable spending by Florida State College at Jacksonville's former president, the Florida Times-Union reports.

COSTLY: The cost of educating immigrant students reaches $22 million for Miami-Dade schools, the Miami Herald reports.

AT ITS CORE: Florida Democrats are incorrect in claiming Gov. Rick Scott never called education a "core function" of the state, Politifact reports.

SAFETY TRAINING: Lee school bus trivers get training to prevent violence on the bus, the Naples Daily News reports.

NOT JUST FOR BOYS: Girls make strides in traditionally male-dominated academic areas, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BACKLASH: Opposition mounts to the Brevard School Board's decision to close three schools, Florida Today reports.

EDUCATION MATTERS: Inmates at the Lowell Correctional Institute receive their high school diplomas, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, March 10, 2013 6:10pm]


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