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Florida education news: Marketing, safety, Shakespeare and more



BRANDING: A group of students aims to improve the image of Pasco's Zephyrhills High School through marketing.

LEGISLATION: The Florida Senate approves a major education bill containing more than a dozen significant policy changes.

SCHOOL CLOSING: An advisory committee helps plan for the closing of Manatee's Orange Ridge-Bullock Elementary, the Bradenton Herald reports.

SAFETY: Parents at an Indian River charter school are upset with the handling of a potential threat, TCPalm reports. • Miami-Dade community leaders seek ways to keep children safer after school, the Miami Herald reports.

NEW SCHOOLS: Three lawsuits aimed at stopping a new high school in western Orange County are dismissed, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SHAKE IT UP: An Escambia high school creates new ways to make Shakespeare interesting for students, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

LABOR NEWS: The Clay School Board will attempt to resolve teacher contract issues that have landed the sides at impasse, the Florida Times-Union reports.

MERGER: A Broward elementary and middle school join to become a K-8 school, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

SUPERINTENDENTS: The Broward School Board gives interim feedback on superintendent Robert Runcie's performance, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

REVENUE: Florida lawmakers pass a bill that would allow school districts to collect their tax revenue faster, the Miami Herald reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, March 10, 2016 6:47am]


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