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Florida schools roundup: No special session, lawsuit support, taxes and more

No special session: There won’t be a special legislative session to reconsider education funding, according to the latest polling results from Department of State officials. Polling doesn’t end until Thursday, but already 52 Republican members of the House have voted against having a special session, while 36 Democrats voted for it.[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Security costs, two new community schools and more

School security: A St. Petersburg Police Department spokeswoman says officers are being pulled off the street to comply with the new state law requiring a resource officer in every school. “I have no choice,” says chief Tony Holloway. “Kids’ safety is first.” Tampa Bay Times. WTSP. Lake County School Board member Bill Mathias[Read More…]