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Florida education news: Crowding, virtual school, prom dresses and more



CROWDING: The Hernando School Board's plan to shift students to undercapacity schools isn't working as planned.

OUT OF THIS WORLD: Three Hillsborough students send their science project into space.

FUNDING: The Education Law Center gives Florida an F for education spending, the Florida Times-Union reports.

ONLINE SCHOOLING: The Indian River school district launches its own virtual school after a partnership fades, TC Palm reports.

SCHOOL GRADES: Gadsden district officials aim to improve their schools' performance, WTXL reports.

IMPACT FEES: Manatee district officials discuss the possibility of increasing school impact fees, the Bradenton Herald reports.

BACK TO SCHOOL: The Collier district surveys parents about preferences for the first day of classes, the Naples Daily News reports.

DRESS CODE: An Okaloosa high school causes angst with its new rule for approving prom dresses, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

RESTROOMS: A Marion parent complains that a transgender student is allowed to use the boys bathroom at his son's high school, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: A tiny St. Johns charter school seeks to add students, the St. Augustine Record reports.

[Last modified: Friday, April 8, 2016 6:31am]


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