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Florida education news: Teacher transfers, math lessons, dropout prevention and more



COST CUTTING: Hillsborough schools move hundreds of support teachers into classroom jobs.

CAMPAIGN TRAIL: Pinellas voters want to know where nonpartisan School Board candidates stand on Clinton vs. Trump. • A campaign for Palm Beach School Board centers on charter school issues, the Palm Beach Post reports.

#PASCOMATH: Pasco's senior math specialist uses social media to enhance math lessons for district students.

READING INSTRUCTION: A reading program that Alachua schools spent $1.2 million on had little to no positive effect, the Gainesville Sun reports.

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM: South Florida universities encourage student entrepreneurship, the Miami Herald reports.

HISTORY LESSONS: The Manatee school district promotes historical women in its media centers, the Bradenton Herald reports.

CHARTER SCHOOLS: A Bay charter group breaks ground on its newest school, the Panama City News Herald reports. • Charter Schools USA prepares to open its eighth school in Jacksonville, the Florida Times-Union reports.

DROPOUT PREVENTION: Homestead High in Miami-Dade County turns around its poor graduation rate with its Diplomas Now program, the Miami Herald reports.

CIVICS: Flagler and Volusia students learn about elections through the heated presidential campaign, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

START TIMES: The Orange County school district delays its parent survey to avoid getting lost in election obsession, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

TURNAROUNDS: West Pensacola Elementary aims to bring more needed resources to its students, the Pensacola News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Monday, November 7, 2016 6:01am]


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