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Florida education news: FCAT scores, recess, elections and more



NEVER MIND: An Orlando charter school tells families their children might be withdrawn for poor FCAT performance, then takes it back under pressure.

PLAY ON: Curtis Fundamental Elementary in Dunedin saves recess with a fundraiser.

IN THE RUNNING: The incumbent and a challenger file to seek the Hernando School Board District 1 seat.

LOW PAY: The Polk school district has the highest percentage of employees earning less than $50,000 among the county's public agencies, the Ledger reports.

NO WORRIES: Clay superintendent Charlie Van Zant Jr. is unconcerned that the School Board has called for investigations into his actions, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SICK SCHOOL: Palm Beach's largest charter school cancels classes amid a mysterious illness of several students, the Palm Beach Post reports.

TICK TOCK: The Marion School Board faces a deadline to use its collected impact fees or lose them, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

LABOR NEWS: Volusia's support employee union declares impasse in contract negotiations, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

META-MAJORS: Florida's college system offers broad "meta-majors" to help students make it to a degree, State Impact Florida reports.

[Last modified: Friday, November 1, 2013 5:49am]


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