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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Principals, superintendents, clubs and more



MISUNDERSTOOD? Ousted Connerton Elementary principal Anna Falcone gives her version of events that led to her suspension, saying she was treated unfairly.

STEPPING BACK: The point man for Hillsborough's empowering effective teachers project will retire midway through the initiative.

EVALUATIONS: Superintendents tell Gov. Rick Scott they're dissatisfied with the state's teacher evaluation rules, the News Service of Florida reports. More from the Sunshine State News.

SCHOOL SAFETY: A Polk school is accused of allowing a student back on campus after bringing a BB gun to school, ABC Action News reports.

VIOLATION: The Palm Beach School Board considers former superintendent Art Johnson for breaking his separation agreement, the Palm Beach Post reports.

FIXING IT: The Manatee school district takes several steps to improve its financial position, the Herald-Tribune reports.

TOO MUCH: Auditors find that the Broward superintendent's severance package violates state law, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

OVERRULED: The Marion School Board overturns the superintendent's recommendation to fire an aide, the Ocala Star Banner reports.

NIMBY: Residents of a largely over-55 Broward community turn out in force to oppose a charter school there, the Miami Herald reports.

IN THE WAY: A new state law could end Florida students' efforts to begin gay-straight clubs, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:26am]


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