Florida

Putting Education Reform To The Test

Roll Call: Truth In Broward Redistricting; Bus Fines In Palm Beach; Will Bill Allow Recruiting?

Enjoy a rare moment of political honesty in Friday’s education headlines.

Broward School Board wants to protect incumbents – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com What happens when unwritten rules make it into writing? Broward County school board’s redistricting plan, which has local politicos scratching their heads at the moment of candor. (sun-sentinel.com)

Too many buses in lot leaves school district with $50 a day fine in Royal Palm Beach Palm Beach County schools have a plan to relieve an overcrowded bus lot that has been drawing $50 a day code violation fines since August 2010. (palmbeachpost.com)

The positives and negatives of HB 1403 The director of Florida’s high school sports association discusses a new bill that some public high school coaches believe will make it easier to recruit athletes. (baynews9.com)

Private school dreams realized by Southwest Florida students Lee County students receiving tax credit scholarships to attend private school say they like the smaller class sizes. The number of scholarships has been rising in the county. (winknews.com)

New South Florida business customizes mortarboard messages – Schools – MiamiHerald.com Forget the duct tape — a South Florida company can make you a customized message for the top of your mortarboard. (miamiherald.com)

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