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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: School volunteers, high school sports, school grades and more



A LITTLE HELP HERE: Pinellas schools see volunteerism shrink by about 25 percent.

PENNY PINCHING: Tight budgets squeeze high school athletics in the Tampa Bay region. (First in a series)

ENERGIZED: Some Hillsborough middle schoolers spend four days at community college learning about energy.

EYES ON FLORIDA: Education reformers across the country are watching Florida's struggles with its school grading system, the Miami Herald reports.

SHOWING RESTRAINT: The Orange school district reduces the number of special education students whom it restrains to control outbursts, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

RULING: A judge is to issue an opinion whether a Duval principal was wrongly fired, the Florida Times-Union reports.

TAKING CHARGE: A retired Lee administrator will lead the Cape Coral charter school system, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

CHOICES: A Palm Beach home-schooling center provides more academic options for families, the Palm Beach Post reports.

STILL STUFFED: Some Seminole schools remain over capacity despite new attendance boundaries, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Sunday, July 14, 2013 7:19am]


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