Tag: MaryLou Whaley

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Florida schools roundup: Retention hearing, Zika, sales tax vote and more

Retention hearing: Parents from around the state testify in a hearing to determine if the state’s retention policy for third-graders is legal. The law calls for the retention of third-graders who don’t pass the state reading test or refuse to take it. The 14 parents suing the state and six school districts say... READ MORE