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Florida education news: Sex education, math games, magnet schools and more



SELF-FUNDED: Activist and philanthropist Charles Brink puts $65,000 into his campaign for Hillsborough School Board.

SEX ED: Broward schools update their sex education curriculum, aiming to reduce HIV/AIDS cases in the county, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

SICK SCHOOL: Sarasota officials search for the source of respiratory problems among students and staff, WTSP reports.

MATH GAMES: Manatee schools adopt the math board game Tivitz as a teaching tool, the Bradenton Herald reports.

NO GO: The Duval district is turned down in its bid for a federal grant to start new magnet schools, the Florida Times-Union reports.

HAND OUT: The ousted president of Florida State College at Jacksonville wants more money from the school, the Florida Times-Union reports.

NEEDS IMPROVEMENT: Trustees of the McKeel charter school system find no cause for formal action against its superintendent, but recommend leadership training, the Ledger reports.

HOLD OFF: Miami-Dade delays distribution of new technology to students after seeing other districts struggle with problems, the Miami Herald reports.

LABOR NEWS: Contract talks stall over furlough issues in Monroe County, the Keynoter reports.

WHO'S IN CHARGE: A Monroe School Board member criticizes the superintendent over salary moves without board action, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, November 14, 2013 6:10am]


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