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Florida education news: Test prep, sales taxes, elections and more



'INSANE!': South Florida parents are peeved that their schools sent home test prep materials during spring break, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

AFTER SCHOOL: Collier elementary schools seek to renew their after-school care programs, the Naples Daily News reports.

TAXES: A Palm Beach business group urges the school district and county to go slow on a local sales tax referendum, the Palm Beach Post reports.

GROWTH: Three Monroe schools reach their built capacity, the Keynoter reports.

ELECTIONS: A fired former Escambia football coach files to run for district superintendent, the Pensacola News-Journal reports. • Clay teachers organize to oust their superintendent and School Board chairwoman, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SCHOOL CHOICE: Sen. Don Gaetz says recently passed open enrollment legislation would not open the door to student-athlete free agency, WUSF reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:50am]


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