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Florida education news: Principals, tests, single-gender classrooms and more



WHOSE JOB? A Hernando School Board member criticizes the superintendent for changing high school schedules without asking for public input or a board vote.

LEADERSHIP: Principals of two Pinellas elementary schools are selected to lead new schools opening in the fall.

SLOW DOWN: Duval teacher and parent leaders call for a longer transition to Florida's next tests, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SIDESTEPPING: Gov. Rick Scott won't commit on the debate over whether voucher recipients should take the state's annual accountability tests, State Impact Florida reports.

SINGLE-GENDER INSTRUCTION: Florida lawmakers move to set rules for districts that establish single-gender schools or classrooms, the Naples Daily News reports.

DROP A LINE: A Marion School Board member encourages employees to send her anonymous complaints after the district refuses to put up complaint boxes, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

MAKING STRIDES: Polk's superintendent says she's pleased with the district direction after 10 months on the job, the Ledger reports.

TEACHERS WANTED: Volusia schools have a teacher shortage, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:04am]


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