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Florida education news: Teacher contracts, school grades, aviation classes and more



REJECTED: Pinellas teachers overwhelmingly turn down the district's latest contract offer.

REVIVED: Two closed Pinellas schools might find new life.

REQUESTED: The Seminole School Board asks Gov. Rick Scott to cancel school grades for 2014-15, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

HIRING: Brevard schools struggle to fill their teaching vacancies, Florida Today reports.

STANDARDS: Collier School Board candidates spar over the Common Core, the Naples Daily News reports.

HIGH FLYING: A Duval high school launches its new aviation academy, the Florida Times-Union reports.

THREATENED: Palm Beach school district officials might testify against a community activist accused of trying to extort them, the Palm Beach Post reports.

STILL ON: An Orange elementary school PTA will hold its mother-son STEM night despite heavy criticism for leaving out girls, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

'BAD HABITS': The State Attorney's Office criticizes the Broward school district's construction department, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

GRADUATION: Some Alachua high school seniors petition for different commencement venues, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Friday, November 13, 2015 6:46am]


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