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Hernando elementary principal out after school earns F



BROOKSVILLE — Hernando County superintendent Lori Romano vowed late last week she would take immediate action after Eastside Elementary became the first school in the county’s history to receive an F grade from the state.

And she has.

On Monday, Romano announced that Brooksville Elementary principal Mary LeDoux would take over the struggling school, replacing Tim Urban, who came to the school a year before after it earned a D from the state.

Romano said the F grade was a “strong factor” in removing Urban — but not the only one.

“We really looked across a lot of different data — not just school data,” she said.

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[Last modified: Monday, July 29, 2013 7:33pm]


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