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Florida education news: Clown threat, testing, school naming and more



SCHOOL THREAT: Two Pasco middle school students are arrested on felony counts of making written threats to kill at their school, including the obligatory clown reference.

TESTING: Florida opt-out activists look for support among candidates in the current state Legislature election cycle, WUSF reports.

WHAT'S IN A NAME? The mayor of Windermere objects to the naming of a new Orange County school after his town, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

CAUGHT IN THE ACT: A burglar is caught on camera taking cameras from a Broward County school, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

HURRICANE EFFECT: Palm Beach students will not make up two missed school days from Hurricane Matthew, the Palm Beach Post reports.

TEACHER DISCIPLINE: A Santa Rosa teacher resigns amid accusations of inappropriate classroom discipline, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

OUTSIDE SUPPORT: TECO donates to a Polk middle school's agriculture program, the Ledger reports.

SUPERINTNDENT SEARCH: Three finalists for Sarasota superintendent have their board interviews, the Herald-Tribune reports. None are amazing, the Herald-Tribune editorializes.

[Last modified: Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:55am]


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