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Florida education news: Investigations, retirements, sales tax and more

OFF CAMPUS: The principal and assistant principal of Hernando's Moton Elementary are removed temporarily during an investigation into unspecified allegations.

EARLY EXIT: More than 100 Orange County educators will retire one week before classes end, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

CONSTRUCTION COSTS: The price tag for several Broward County school construction projects is expected to rise, affecting their ranking to get done, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TEACHER VACANCIES: Florida has a teacher shortage that districts are trying to fill, Bay News 9 reports.

TAXES: Manatee County School Board and Commission leaders will discuss whether to jointly seek a local sales tax increase, the Bradenton Herald reports.

REGISTRATION: A Collier parent struggles to get his daughters who have been living in Germany enrolled in a local high school, the Naples Daily News reports.

INFESTED: Some Brevard parents are upset about the way their schools deal with students who have head lice, Florida Today reports.

IMMIGRANTS: Polk County schools work to accommodate unaccompanied minors who have migrated to Florida, the Ledger reports.

READING: Teachers from two Sarasota schools collaborate to help children improve their literacy skills, the Herald-Tribune reports.

GENDER ISSUES: Protesters criticize the Marion school district's new policy on transgender restroom use, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Monday, May 2, 2016 12:21am]


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