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Florida education news: Student board member, rugby, construction funding and more

Published Nov. 18, 2012

her_chapman111812a_248547c.jpegRISING STAR: The new student representative to the Hernando School Board acts with altruism in his many endeavors. (Times photo, Octavio Jones)

HARASSED: Documents indicate that former Zephyrhills High principal Steve Van Gorden had an almost three-year history of sexual harassment of employees.

SOMETHING NEW: A Broward middle school adds rugby to its physical education curriculum, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

OPPOSED: St. Johns superintendent Joe Joyner criticizes the charter school funding recommendations of an advisory panel that he sat on, the Florida Times-Union reports. More from the St. Augustine Record.

LABOR NEWS: Miami-Dade teachers prepare to vote on a new contract offer, the Miami Herald reports.

LOWER FOR SOME: Florida universities might get differential tuition rates depending on degree, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.