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Florida education news: Testing, recess, textbooks and more

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Jeffrey S. Solochek, Times Staff Writer

Saturday, October 4, 2014 6:39am

MED SCHOOL: University of South Florida leaders look to build a medical school in downtown Tampa.

SCHOOL BOARD RACES: The Times recommends Ken Peluso for Pinellas School Board.

TESTING: Some Florida parents and teachers raise concerns about Florida's decision to field test its new assessment in Utah, where children performed poorly, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PLAY TIME: Florida school children deserve recess, the Orlando Sentinel editorializes.

CAMPUS SAFETY: Duval students turn in classmates who bring guns to school, the Florida Times-Union reports.

DENIED: A judge rejects a former Manatee assistant principal's request for a new trial on accusations he failed to report child abuse, the Bradenton Herald reports.

TEXTBOOKS: Lynn University retools its campus book store after the majority of its classes move to online materials, the Sun-Sentinel reports.