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Florida education news: Media specialists, student-athletes, gifted education and more



CHANGING ROLES: Pasco school media specialists question the rationale behind the district's plan to remove them from schools.

IMAGING: Pinellas Largo High School tries to alter public opinion of its performance and environment.

WHO PLAYS? The Hillsborough School Board tackles the tough cases of student-athlete school transfers.

BEHIND THE SCENES: Wiregrass Ranch High School drama technician students try not to get noticed as they perform.

PARENT TRIGGER: Too many Florida Republican lawmakers miss the reality behind the rhetoric of parent trigger, Times columnist John Romano writes.

GIFTED: Florida schools seek to expand access to gifted programs, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

GET ONLINE: Florida lawmakers press ahead on bills that would grow students' virtual learning options, the Miami Herald reports. More from the Palm Beach Post.

WHEN IT RAINS...: An external audit turns up more financial problems for the Manatee school district, the Bradenton Herald reports.

GROWING: The Lake Wales charter system prepares to open a second middle school, the Ledger reports.

AT RISK: The Escambia school district sees progress in its first graders' reading performance, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

WELL SPENT? Collier district leaders debate over an $82,000 meeting room expansion, the Naples Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, April 7, 2013 7:16am]


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