Tag Archives: Marion County Public Schools

Amendment 4 Could Bring Back Marion County Teachers And School Programs

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 4, 2014 at 1:27 pm

On Election Day, Marion County voters will vote on Amendment 4, which calls for the millage rate to increase. The extra money will go toward school programs and teacher salaries, potentially bringing back laid-off, first-year teachers.

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New Bill May Allow School Employees to Carry Guns on Campus

By on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm

A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.

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Substitute Teachers Expected to be Hired Full Time

By and on January 9th, 2014 | Last updated: January 13, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Some first-time teachers were hired as permanent substitutes as a way to cut district spending, but now Marion County is expected to hire about 100 as full-time teachers.

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Marion County Public School Students Honor Veterans

By on November 12th, 2013 | Last updated: November 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm

Instead of getting a day off of school, about 2,000 Marion County public school students honored veterans at Veterans Memorial Park in Ocala on Monday.

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Marion County Schools celebrate Veterans Day by staying in school

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Students and veterans involved in day dedicated to veterans.

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Budget cuts, transparency issues face Marion County superintendent candidates

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:48 pm

As educational budget cuts loom over school districts statewide, including Marion County, Diana Greene and George Tomyn will face off Tuesday to become the county’s newest superintendent of public schools.

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