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Florida education news: Student eligibility, teacher pay, religion and more



WHO'S IN CHARGE? Hillsborough School Board chairwoman April Griffin clashes with the district administration over the athletic eligibility of a student.

GOOD WAGES: Increasing Pinellas teacher pay should help the district attract and retain the best teachers, the Times editorializes.

CONTENT QUESTIONS: Parents at Broward's Ben Gamla charter school bristle at accusations that the school teaches religion, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LOST OPPORTUNITY: Mistakes cost a Broward school an energy efficiency grant of nearly $100,000, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

LOW COUNT: Lee schools show early enrollment about 2,000 short of projections, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SUSPENDED: The University of Central Florida suspends a fraternity for a year over a raucous house party, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

NO PLANS: Florida does not meet requirements for school safety plans in the event of emergency disasters, the Associated Press reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 5, 2013 6:09am]


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