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Florida education news: Prom-posals, job cuts, computer testing and more



PROM-POSALS: A St. Petersburg High junior perfects the art of inviting his date to the prom.

STAFF CUTS: The Pinellas district plans to eliminate hundreds of positions that assist students with special needs.

GLITCHES: Computer problems cause testing delays for Miami-Dade students, the Miami Herald reports.

FIVE FINALISTS: Alachua has five hopefuls still in the hunt to become its new superintendent, the Gainesville Sun reports.

GO SLOW: While other community college add four-year degrees, Palm Beach State College takes its time, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

TEACHER DISCIPLINE: A Polk teacher arrested for having sex with a student had resigned from a past job for inappropriate interactions with a student and falsified her application, the Ledger reports.

LIMITED SEATING: Lee County high schools switch their graduation venue to a site with about half as much seating, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SHRINKING SCHOLARSHIP: Florida lawmakers propose less money for Bright Futures awards, the Herald-Tribune reports.

ROUGH STARTS: The new presidents of FSU and FAMU face hectic beginnings to their terms, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:31am]


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