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Florida education news: Negotiations, vouchers, report cards and more



LABOR NEWS: The Pinellas school district and employee unions come to loggerheads over contract terms. * Polk union leaders grow frustrated with their negotiations, the Ledger reports.

COPING: A Hillsborough elementary school grieves the loss of a fellow student.

VOUCHERS: The leader of Florida's Save Our Scholarships Coalition tells the Orlando Sentinel that school vouchers help public education.

HEALTHY CHOICES: Collier schools lead the way in the farm to school movement, the Naples Daily News reports.

RAISES: Lake district administrators get 3.5 percent pay hikes, the Daily Commercial reports.

SUCCESS TIPS: A largely poor, rural Martin elementary school lays the path for high student achievement, the Stuart News reports.

FIRST RESPONDERS: All Lee middle and high schools get CPR kits to train students, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

GAPS: Volusia schools adopt the AVID program to help students make academic progress, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

REPORT CARDS: Seminole district leaders consider returning to their old grading system after complaints, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

PRIORITIES: The Polk School Board outlines its legislative requests to its local delegation, the Ledger reports.

COMMUNITY SCHOOLING: Leon district officials continue preparations for the area's first community school, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 6:50am]


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