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Florida education news: Crowding, campaigns, contracts and more



BOOM TIMES: Pasco County officials have nowhere to place a new high school in the fast-growing Trinity area.

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Questions arise about where a Miami-Dade School Board candidate lives, the Miami Herald reports. * A longtime Florida children's advocate pushes for a lower voting age for school board and superintendent, Politico Florida reports.

LABOR NEWS: St. Lucie teachers seal a contract deal for the new school year, TC Palm reports.

VANDALISM: A dad turns in his son for vandalizing a Bay County school, the Panama City News Herald reports.

NEW SCHOOLS: A soil sample for a proposed new Lee high school turns up clean, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

LAWSUITS: The former athletic director of a Palm Beach private school sues his former employer for defamation of character, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SCHOOL CHOICE: Florida's black pastors and the NAACP face off in disagreement over tax credit scholarships, NewsOne reports.

[Last modified: Friday, July 15, 2016 6:45am]


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