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Florida education news: Germs, evaluations, home schooling and more



BE HEALTHY: Students at Highland Lakes Elementary School get a lesson in germs.

NOT WORKING: Many Florida teachers find their annual evaluations are still based on students they haven't taught, the Miami Herald reports.

HOME SCHOOLING: Florida's laws on home schooling attract many families but still cause confusion, WFSU reports.

DUMP IT: Thousands of dollars' worth of cafeteria food is spoiled when burglars ransack an Orange County school, the UPI reports.

HANDWRITING: Not all Jacksonville area schools teach cursive anymore, the Florida Times-Union reports.

MORE OFFICIALS: The Lee School Board seeks to add more members to its ranks, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

ACCELERATION: Duval high schools look to expand their advanced course offerings, the Florida Times-Union reports.

[Last modified: Saturday, November 30, 2013 6:44am]


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