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Florida education news: Teacher evaluations, millipedes, after-school programs and more



NEVERMIND: Hillsborough's Gates-funded teacher evaluation program will come to an end.

GET THE BUGS OUT: Students at Pasco Sunlake High School research how to safely eradicate millipedes from their garden.

LAWSUITS: An after-school program provider gets the go-ahead to sue the Collier School Board, the Naples Daily News reports.

PLEDGE: Santa Rosa's superintendent disagrees with the rule that has his district posting signs telling students they don't have to recite the daily Pledge of Allegiance, WEAR reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: The Palm Beach school district reverses its plan to withhold money for disabled students from charter schools, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CONSTRUCTION FUNDS: Polk school district leaders say growth is outpacing their funds for maintenance and new construction, the Ledger reports.

ATTENDANCE: Hedy Chang of Attendance Works visits Sarasota and Manatee schools, the Herald-Tribune reports.

LEADERSHIP: Florida State University School gets another new principal, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Friday, October 30, 2015 6:38am]


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