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Florida education news: Construction funds, school walk-outs, cyberbullying and more



CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: The Florida Board of Education proposes changes to the way the Legislature distributes capital outlay money, to target aging schools with maintenance needs.

CAREERS: Hillsborough County's Armwood High School launches a new machining technology lab program.

POST-ELECTION: Some Miami-Dade students walk out of class to protest Donald Trump's immigration policies, NBC Miami reports. More from the Miami Herald.

ON THE BOARD: John Padget ends his two terms on the Florida Board of Education, the Key West Citizen reports.

FILLING UP: Manatee County's Rogers Garden-Bullock Elementary School is filled to capacity for the first time since opening in 2009, the Bradenton Herald reports.

CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY: The Bay County school district begins distributing Chromebooks in its effort to put devices in the hands of every middle school student and teacher, the Panama City News Herald reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: The Palm Beach School Board puts off superintendent Robert Avossa's unexpected $10,000 raise proposal, the Palm Beach Post reports. More from the Sun-Sentinel.

SOCIAL MEDIA: The St. Johns Middle School Athletic Association tries to come to grips with younger students misusing social media, the St. Augustine Record reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, November 17, 2016 1:45pm]


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