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Florida education news: Teacher jobs, school discipline, student athletes and more



HALF TRUE: Charlie Crist seeks to distinguish himself from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on the issue of support for education, this time with a statement about teaching jobs that Politifact Florida finds only partly right.

DEALING WITH DISRUPTIONS: Miami-Dade and Broward schools change discipline rules seeking to end the "school to prison pipeline," the Miami Herald reports.

STUDENT ATHLETES: Lee County high schools struggle to deal with students who transfer for athletics, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

MORE THAN A GAME: Students at a Brevard private school learn about art culture while making Mancala pieces in their art class, Florida Today reports.

INVESTIGATION: Broward district officials are looking into complaints about a charter school for at-risk students, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

GET A NEW CAREER: The Duval school district ends several smaller programs to add ones that are expected to be more popular, the Florida Times-Union reports.

UNHAPPY: Polk School Board members criticize their attorney's job performance, the Ledger reports.

ON TRACK: The Miami-Dade school district has begun construction projects at 66 schools, the Miami Herald reports.

[Last modified: Monday, November 11, 2013 6:05am]


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