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Putting Education Reform To The Test

Roll Call: Cheap Meals For Hungry Students; Charter School Warning; Deadline Nears For Palm Beach Watchdog

An Orlando charity has developed an inexpensive meal for hungry students in Thursday’s education headlines.

Feeding children everywhere: Orlando charity feeding children at home and everywhere – Orlando Sentinel An Orlando non-profit has developed a rice and lentil casserole that costs 25-cents each — and is now feeding Central Florida students as well as the hungry around the world. (articles.orlandosentinel.com)

Lake Wales Charter Schools’ Business Policy Examined | TheLedger.com The Polk County school board has warned Lake Wales charter schools about using businesses with connections to the charter schools’ board. (theledger.com)

Palm Beach County School Board wrapping up national search for Inspector General candidates – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com Monday is the deadline for applicants seeking to become Palm Beach county school’s financial watchdog. (sun-sentinel.com)

Stewart unrolls administrative cuts – Tampa Bay Times Pinellas County schools superintendent John Stewart wants to eliminate about half of the district’s 120 administrative positions — though many of those changes would involve only changing job classifications. (tampabay.com)

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