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Florida education news: Counselors, raises, budgets and more



GOOD ADVICE: Thw winner of a leadership award credits his Plant City High college and career counselor for keeping him on the right path, columnist Ernest Hooper writes.

TEACHER RAISES: Collier teachers talk strategy after the School Board rejects their raise demands, the Naples Daily News reports. • Miami-Dade officials and teachers try to figure out exactly how much each teacher will get from the state's budget for raises, the Miami Herald reports.

FEEDBACK: Palm Beach School Board members complain that their budget advisory committee wasn't given enough information to provide input, the Palm Beach Post reports.

BULLYING: Monroe district leaders aren't convinced by a survey showing that bullying is a problem in the schools, the Keynoter reports.

RESIGNATION: Another Daytona State College trustee resigns, leaving three vacancies on the nine-member board, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

SPIRITED DEFENSE: Common Core supporters rally behind the new standards in Florida, the News Service of Florida reports.

BUSTED: A Seminole third grade teacher is arrested for cocaine possession, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TURNAROUND: The new principal of a perennially struggling Escambia school aims to connect with parents as part of her turnaround plan, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

GETTING READY: WUSF Florida Matters talks with leaders about how Florida schools are adopting new modern technology for teaching.

BRANDING: Edison State College considers renaming itself, the Naples Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, July 25, 2013 6:55am]


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