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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Team practices, financial disclosure, tax rates and more

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September

WHO CAN WATCH? Pasco school district leaders discuss whether parents should be allowed to watch their kids' sports team practices.

FULL DISCLOSURE: The Hillsborough School Board requires senior staff to file financial disclosure statements.

APPROVED: The Pinellas School Board adopts a new budget with lowered tax rates.

SIDESTEPPING: Gov. Rick Scott begins to dodge questions about the Common Core as the political battle over the standards heats up, the AP reports.

LABOR NEWS: Some Orange County teachers confront their School Board to demand better contract terms than the district has offered, the Orlando Sentinel reports. • Seminole teachers also are unhappy with their district's pay proposal, the Sentinel reports. • The Manatee School Board approves raises for teachers and other staff, the Bradenton Herald reports.

NEW MENU: The McKeel charter school system introduces new cafeteria offerings to positive reviews, the Ledger reports.

SECURITY: The Bay school district adds resource officers to its middle schools, the Panama City News Herald reports.

SUSPENDED: A St. Lucie teacher is suspended without pay for inappropriate conduct, the St. Lucie Tribune reports.

MISSING: Alachua officials can't explain how two school buses were stolen from a locked lot, the Gainesville Sun reports.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 6:05am]

    

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