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Florida education news: Transgender issues, test questions, impact fees and more

CONSTRUCTION: The Pinellas district wins approval for an expansion of the arts magnet at Tarpon Springs High School.

LIFE AFTER CLASSES: Pasco County and Dade City leaders seek new uses for the historic Moore-Mickens school.

GENDER ISSUES: The ACLU urges top Florida officials to abide the Obama administration's latest guidance on the treatment of transgender students in schools, Florida Politics reports. • A packed crowd was divided on the issue at a Clay School Board meeting, News4Jax reports.

TOO FAR: A Palm Beach teacher loses his job over the inappropriate questions he asked students on a class test, WPBF reports.

ETHICS: A St. Lucie high school teacher is accused of sending lewd photos to a former student, TCPalm reports.

REVENUE: The Marion School Board suspends impact fee collections for a sixth straight year despite a rise in new homes, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

TESTING: Some Orange County high school students will have to retake their AP psychology exam because their desks were too close together the first time they took it, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Friday, May 20, 2016 6:53am]


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