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Florida education news: School administration, vouchers, raises and more



SHAKEUP: Hernando superintendent Lori Romano plans a reorganization of her district administration.

VOUCHER WOES: A couple that abruptly closed a Wisconsin private voucher school after taking millions in state money lands in Florida, where they started another private school, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.

RAISES: Palm Beach school administrators and other nonbargaining employees win 3 percent pay hikes, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR? Marion School Board members shout and interrupt each other over the questioning of a district employee, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

ACCOUNTING CONCERNS: Internal audits turn up money handling problems at nearly all Polk schools, the Ledger reports.

OUTTA HERE: A Lee middle school student whose counselor shaved his head transfers to a new school, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

PAY UP: Alachua law enforcement ask the school district to contribute more for resource officers, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, January 16, 2014 6:03am]


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