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Florida education news: Pay cuts, lawyers, tutoring and more



PAY CUT: Two dozen Duval administrators see their paychecks shrink as the district equalizes salaries within positions, the Florida Times-Union reports.

LEGAL COUNSEL: Okaloosa's superintendent wants funding for her own lawyer separate from the school board's attorney, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

TUTORING: The Winter Haven Housing Authority provides after-school assistance on school work to its young residents, the Ledger reports.

DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE: A network of school-based health clinics provides a variety of medical services to Miami-Dade students, the Miami Herald reports.

GET HEALTHY: Several Flagler and Volusia schools join the Healthy Schools Program to help their students make better decisions, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

STAY THE COURSE: Lee schools work toward implementation of the Common Core despite the political fight over the standards, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. • Sarasota district leaders remind their lawmakers that the Common Core is already well under way in their schools, the Herald-Tribune reports.

FIRING OFFENSE: A Seminole teacher faces termination for having pornographic images on his work computer, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

READING LESSONS: The Palm Beach school district kicks of a countywide campaign to improve third graders' reading skills, the Palm Beach Post reports.

ACCREDITATION: FAMU faces a key visit from its accrediting agency, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Monday, September 23, 2013 8:37am]


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