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Florida education news: Class size, Title I funds, busing woes and more

EASING UP: The Hillsborough school district plans to stop following Florida's class size amendment rules so strictly.

SHOW THEM THE MONEY: U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor calls for an investigation into how Pinellas schools spend their federal Title I funds.

MORE THAN 'JUST SAY NO': The Leon school system adopts a new drug prevention program for students, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

PARENT PERSPECTIVE: The Duval district plans to survey parents about uniforms, school programs and attendance boundaries, the Florida Times-Union reports.

WHO KNEW? Palm Beach bus drivers union leaders say district officials were warned that their redesigned routes wouldn't work, the Palm Beach Post reports.

NO SHOTS, NO SCHOOL: Collier schools turn away about 400 students over missing vaccinations, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TESTING: Florida school districts have few clues as the state awaits a testing validity study, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ACHIEVEMENT GAP: A task force recommends actions to cut the performance gap between Sarasota's affluent and poor students, the Herald-Tribune reports.

CONSTRUCTION PLANS: Broward officials debate which school projects should get top priority, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

SECURITY: Alachua schools come up with a plan to keep resource officers in the halls after funding disputes, the Gainesville Sun reports.

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