Tag Archives: Marion County Public Schools

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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