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Florida education news: School construction, early education, guidance counseling and more



NEW SCHOOLS: The Pasco school district considers an accelerated construction plan to cope with crowding.

R.I.P: Plant High School remembers the life of former principal Vincent Sussman.

EARLY LEARNING: Some Florida lawmakers seek to improve the state's system of 0-5 education, the Florida Current reports.

ONLINE EDUCATION: Local school districts pick up the slack in virtual classes as Florida Virtual School loses steam, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

GUIDANCE: The Okaloosa school district takes a new approach to student counseling, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

OUTSOURCING: The Miami-Dade school district considers privatizing its student transportation, the Miami Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Daytona State College approves an average of 3 percent raises for all employees, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT: A Lee high school is able to restart its band after receiving donations for new instruments, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

BAD ACTS: A Manatee school cafeteria worker kept his job more than a year after having sex with a student, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Friday, October 11, 2013 6:00am]


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