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Florida education news: Election developments, teacher hiring and more



FULL SLATE: The school board races take shape in Duval County, where 12 candidates are running for four seats, the Florida Times-Union reports.

TEACHERS WANTED: Volusia County schools are in a hiring mode even as the teachers union is taking legal action against the district, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

WE HAVE A RACE: Stuart attorney Scott King enters the Martin County superintendent's race at the wire on Friday, giving incumbent Laurie Gaylord a challenger, TCPalm reports.

CRUISING TO VICTORY: Two school board members appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill vacancies – one in Manatee County, the other in Broward County - keep their seats after no one files to challenge them, the Herald-Tribune and Sun-Sentinel report.

MORE SPACE: FAMU reveals a plan to turn a closed housing complex into a 440-bed living-learning community to be called Palmetto North, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Friday, June 24, 2016 8:06pm]


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