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Florida education news: School grades, stolen textbooks, gun bans and more



NEW RULES: The Florida Board of Education settles on new school grading rules and test cut scores after a year of turmoil. More from Florida Times-Union, St. Augustine Record, Associated Press, Orlando Sentinel, Tallahassee Democrat, Palm Beach PostBradenton Herald, Stuart News, Miami Herald, Politico Florida

IN THE RUNNING: A third candidate enters the race for a vacant Hernando School Board seat.

THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW: Rep. Chris Latvala sponsors a bill proposed by two Pinellas high school students, Florida Politics reports.

FRAUD: A former Palm Beach principal is arrested for selling school district books online, the Palm Beach Post reports.

ATTACKED: A Palm Beach mom is arrested for battery after an alleged attack of her child's teacher, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SCHOOL RULES: Parents at a Seminole elementary school complain the school's rules are too harsh, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

STUDENT DISCIPLINE: A formal hearing on an Escambia discipline case continues, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

BRANDING: A new Polk school district marketing campaign draws criticism, the Ledger reports.

GUNS ON CAMPUS: The University of Florida'a ban survives a court challenge, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, January 7, 2016 6:50am]


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