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Florida education news: Substitute teachers, arts, plagiarism and more



BUDGET WOES: A money shortage forces the Hernando school district to cut back on substitute teachers.

FOR THE ARTS: Pasco's Longleaf Elementary is named a Florida arts model school.

TESTING: Florida's annual student testing carries consequences and alternatives, WJHG reports.

SCHOOL SAFETY: Leesburg leaders seek solutions to violence at the local high school, the Daily Commercial reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: A Bay County charter school sues two of its administrators, the Panama City News Herald reports. 

SOUP'S ON: Culinary students at Marion's Dunnellon High prepare lunch for students and staff weekly as part of their training, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

TIGHT SQUEEZE: Volusia schools feel the effects of rising enrollment, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. • St. Johns district leaders brace for more school growth, the St. Augustine Record reports.

LABOR NEWS: The Orange County Classroom Teachers Association picks its new president, ending national control, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

WHOSE WORDS? Alachua's superintendent faces accusations of plagiarism over his book on improving education, the Gainesville Sun reports.

MOST IMPROVED: Dozens of Sarasota students receive recognition for turning themselves around, the Herald-Tribune reports.

[Last modified: Friday, April 29, 2016 6:44am]


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