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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

More on Rick Scott's education budget, an FSU official speaks under oath and more



PERSPECTIVE: If the Legislature approved the proposed  education budget that Gov. Rick Scott describes as "historic," Florida still would rank among the nation’s lowest on spending per student, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports.

ON THE RECORD: A public records request in the Jameis Winston case yields the June deposition of a Florida State University official who says football players at the school receive special treatment, Associated Press reports.

PUBLIC PROPERTY: Miami-Dade officials say a school site could fetch $54 million, and that proceeds would be used to finance an expansion of Design Architecture Senior High, the Miami Herald reports.

GIVING, UP CLOSE: For the culinary students at Forest Hill High in West Palm Beach, Thanksgiving donations go beyond the traditional canned food drive, the Palm Beach Post reports.

POLICE BLOTTER: A 28-year-old high school math teacher in St. Lucie County is accused of having sexual relations with two minors, TCPalm reports. The Florida Supreme Court rules that a public school teacher in Bay County can be charged with sex offenses under “misconduct in office” law, the News Service of Florida reports. A St. Augustine High School teacher accused of having inappropriate relations with a male student turns herself in, the St. Augustine Record reports.

[Last modified: Monday, November 30, 2015 7:30am]


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