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Florida education news: Drones, grammar songs, Common Core and more

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November

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University joins with Pasco schools to launch an aerospace career academy at Sunlake High, starting with a course on drone technology.

CONJUNCTION JUNCTION: A Gainesville charter school teacher writes songs to help teach her fifth-grade class about grammar, the AP reports.

WHAT'D THEY SAY? Public comments on Florida's participation in the Common Core run the political gamut, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

CREDIBILITY: The McKeel charter school board of trustees must take action on complaints against their superintendent's behavior, the Ledger editorializes.

COMPELLED TO ACT: Duval Circuit Court Judge Henry Davis defends his statements that schooling should be a privilege and not a right, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SAVINGS: Alachua schools get $50,000 each after the district saves $1.6 million on energy expenses, the Gainesville Sun reports.

ANTI-BULLYING: Okaloosa schools ban an anti-bullying video because of its emotional content, so it will be shown elsewhere for students and families, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Monday, November 18, 2013 9:48am]

    

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