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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Magnet schools, homelessness, teacher evaluations and more



REOPENING: Plans to reopen two shuttered Pinellas elementary schools as magnet academies gain support.

A WAY OUT: Homeless Broward students focus on education as a path to a better future, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

STRESSED: Brevard teachers remain dissatisfied with the state's new teacher evaluation method, Florida Today columnist Terri Friedlander writes.

SURVEY SAYS: A sample of Duval residents shows wide support for a local sales tax in support of education, the Florida Times-Union reports.

LONG RUN: A Polk teacher will run 50 miles to raise money for iPads for all students at his school, the Ledger reports.

SPREAD OUT: Monroe officials explore decentralizing the district administration, the Keynoter reports.

RETENTION: The number of third graders required to repeat the grade declines over time in Lee schools, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, December 15, 2013 6:35am]


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