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Florida education news: Textbooks, grades, salaries and more

Published Aug. 11, 2013

THEY'RE BACK: The Florida A&M Marching 100 to return to the field after a 19-month suspension.

BOOK BIAS: The Brevard School Board continues to examine criticisms that a world history textbook gives unbalanced information about different religions, Florida Today reports.

STACKED DECK: The wealth of a school's students appears to heavily influence its school grade, the Miami Herald reports.

LETTER GRADES: Clay elementary schools stop using the A-F grades on student report cards, the Florida Times-Union reports.

SCHOOL SAFETY: Bay school officials work on making campuses more secure, the Panama City News-Herald reports.

FOOTBALL FRENZY? The question arises of whether a passion for Manatee High football hindered an investigation into accusation against a former assistant coach, the Herald-Tribune reports.

LABOR NEWS: St. Johns teacher negotiations stall over disagreements about pay, the St. Augustine Record reports. • Alachua teachers stand to get raises, although they won't be the highest paid employees in the district, the Gainesville Sun reports.