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Florida education news: Resignation, block schedules, school nurses and more



'I AM RESIGNING': A veteran Pasco County teacher says she can no longer take the micromanagement and stress of her classroom job.

IN THE RACE: Two candidates file for Hernando School Board District 4.

HONORED: Zephyrhills High School's cafeteria manager is recognized as a national School Nutrition Hero.

SCHEDULING: The Martin school district considers adopting block scheduling for middle schools as a cost saving measure, the Stuart News reports.

HEALTHY SCHOOLS: The Bay Health Department partners with the school district to place nurses in every school for the first time, the Panama City News Herald reports.

CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Palm Beach School Board members say they want to join a county sales tax referendum, the Palm Beach Post reports.

HAND IT OVER: An assistant state attorney tells the Escambia school district it can confiscate and search student cell phones, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

LEADERSHIP: An internal investigation reveals divisions within the Polk district administration, the Ledger reports.

TESTING: A Sarasota mom protests state testing requirements for students with special needs, the Herald-Tribune reports.

DRESS CODE DILEMMA: Alachua district leaders debate whether to change their student uniform requirements to qualify for state funding that would pay for security cameras, the Gainesville Sun reports.

ARRESTED: A Leon high school teacher faces charges after four students accuse him of inappropriate touching, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:58am]


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