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Florida education news: Superintendents, football coaches, pay raises and more



SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH: Hernando superintendent Lori Romano doesn't get the top job in Osceola schools, keeping her local contract talks alive. Debra Pace of Brevard County schools wins the post, Florida Today reports.

SEEKING ANSWERS: Supporters of Zephyrhills High former football coach Reggie Roberts demand an explanation from the Pasco School Board about his removal.

FREE TIME: The Pinellas School Board debates whether to change its policy on elementary school recess.

VOUCHERS: Thousands of children and parents rally in Tallahassee urging the FEA to drop its lawsuit challenging the state's tax credit scholarship program.

PAY RAISES: The Hillsborough School Board approves a new teacher contract for 2015-16.

ENROLLMENT: Manatee School Board members want more time to decide how to ease crowding in some schools and bring up enrollment in others, the Bradenton Herald reports. More from the Herald-Tribune.

HEALTH BENEFITS: The Brevard school district considers creating three on-site employee health clinics, Florida Today reports.

CONSTRUCTION COSTS: Orange County considers increasing school impact fees, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

SECURITY: Police are looking for suspects in several threats made against Palm Beach schools, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

HANDS ON: Leon engineering students prepare for the rush of robotics competition, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

TESTING: Polk district leaders review how student test results will impact report cards and teacher evaluations, the Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 6:44am]


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