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Florida education news: Credit ratings, campaign contributions, health clinics and more



SPENDING: Wall Street credit rating agencies are encouraged by the end of deficit spending in Hillsborough County schools. 

CAMPAIGN COFFERS: Charter school interests fill the campaign account of Hillsborough School Board member Susan Valdes.

BENEFITS: The Brevard School Board will consider opening three on-site employee health clinics, Florida Today reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: The Volusia School Board gives top marks to its superintendent after a year on the job, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. * The Pittsburgh School Board calls for an inquiry into the resume of a Palm Beach educator it recently hired to lead the district, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

HE'S BACK: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush returns to his education reform advocacy ways, WLRN reports.

GENDER ISSUES: Duval's superintendent will investigate claims of mistreatment by transgender students, the Florida Times-Union reports.

VANDALISM: The Lee Sheriff's Office seeks suspects in a high school vandalism case, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 6:56am]


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