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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Student discipline, principal resignation, college dreams and more

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September

UNDER INVESTIGATION: The Pinellas school district faces another federal complaint against alleged discriminatory student discipline practices. * Palm Beach schools also have disparities in student discipline, the Palm Beach Post reports.

OUTTA THERE: The principal of Hernando's Moton Elementary abruptly resigns, saying the district did not properly support her school.

ARRESTED: A Vero Beach mom is arrested after biting a clerk at her child's elementary school, the TC Palm reports.

POVERTY: Two-thirds of Collier public school students receive free or reduced-price lunch, the Naples Daily News reports.

DREAM DENIED: A Broward teen's plan to attend Boston College founders over an immigration paperwork problem, the Miami Herald reports.

TESTING: The Palm Beach school district will give all eighth and ninth graders the PSAT in hopes of identifying more students for accelerated courses, the Palm Beach Post reports.

READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL? Some West Orange parents are upset because their school football field won't be ready in time for the fall season, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH: A committee recommends eight candidates for consideration as Sarasota's next superintendent, the Herald-Tribune reports.

CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: The Highlands School Board will make plans how to use its new local sales tax revenue, the Highlands Today reports.

[Last modified: Friday, September 2, 2016 7:57am]

    

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