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Florida education news: Daily recess, lottery funds, school vaccinations and more



PLAY TIME: A state report shows that not all Florida school districts offer similar access to recess.

PRESIDENT SEARCH: St. Petersburg College trustees want public input on the traits to seek in their next president.

LOTTERY FUNDS: The under siege Florida Lottery announces it has raised a record level of contributions for education, Florida Politics reports.

SCHOOL SHOTS: Less than 1 percent of Duval County students did not receive recommended vaccinations, Action News Jax reports.

SOCIAL MEDIA: The Bay County school district stands by its policy of holding teachers accountable for their social media use, after a teacher is disciplined for making comments about students on a closed Facebook site, the Panama City News Herald reports.

SCHOOLS MATTER: Continually poor performance of Jefferson County schools has negatively impacted the local economy, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

GENDER ISSUES: A Santa Rosa high school student gets in trouble, then has her discipline rescinded, for a sign in her car saying "So gay I can't even drive straight," the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 6:47am]


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