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Florida education news: Vouchers, principal of the year, magnet schools and more

VOUCHERS: The Duval School Board rejects a resolution that would have condemned a lawsuit challenging Florida's voucher system, the Florida Times-Union reports.

TESTING: The Lee school district begins pulling tests from its bank of assessments for teachers to use, the Fort Myers News-Press reports. • Sarasota parents protest high-stakes testing during a school board meeting, the Herald-Tribune reports.

SIMPLY THE BEST: Marion high school principal Jayne Ellspermann is named the nation's top secondary principal, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

TEAMWORK: Students in a Bay elementary school use new technology as they collaborate on class projects, the Panama City News Herald reports.

SCHOOL LUNCH: Volusia schools see a decrease in cafeteria sales as students don't like the meals created under new federal nutrition guidelines, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

CHOICES: The Orange school district prepares to offer more magnet options, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

LABOR NEWS: The Broward School Board refuses to rehire a former teacher accused of allowing her husband to beat their child, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

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