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Florida education news: Recess, security, vouchers and more



PLAY TIME: The Pinellas School Board will consider a resolution encouraging all elementary schools to offer 20 minutes of recess daily.

SECURITY: Mount Dora Police aim to integrate their resource officers more closely into the Lake schools they serve, the Daily Commercial reports.

LOCATION, LOCATION: Bay district officials ponder the placement of a new high school athletic stadium, the Panama City News Herald reports.

MENTAL HEALTH: Collier schools want to increase student awareness of suicide and its signals, the Naples Daily News reports.

VOUCHERS: Martin Luther King Jr.'s son comes to Florida in support of tax credit scholarships, Politico Florida reports.

CHOICE: Palm Beach parents fight for spots in the "right" schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

EARLY EDUCATION: An institute offers $50,000 for the best plan to improve Escambia's kindergarten readiness rate, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:47am]


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