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Florida education news: UCF's downtown campus, one high school's botched exams and more



TAKING SHAPE: The University of Central Florida chooses a team to design and construct its $60 million campus in downtown Orlando, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

FLUBBED: Newly released documents shed more light on a testing mistake last month that caused more than 300 AP exams to be invalidated at Orange County's Lake Nona High School, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

LOOKING GOOD: The Volusia County School Board is impressed when superintendent Tom Russell declines his performance bonuses; they give him a three-year contract, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

GOING OFFLINE: The Bay County school district plans to improve its virtual school in ways that aren't virtual at all – with labs and one-on-one tutoring, the Panama News Herald reports.

DOUBTS: Members of the Duval County School Board are in a naysaying mood, raising questions about a building lease, payments to a lobbyist and a proposed expansion of the district's suspension centers, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SEARCHING: Jupiter High, which has had its share of controversy over the last year, is shopping for a new leader after principal Dan Frank leaves for another job, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:18am]


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