Tag Archives: Marion County school district

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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Florida Senate Bill Could Require High Schools To Offer College Prep Class

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 10:53 am

A new Florida Senate bill would require all Florida high schools to provide a college and career readiness class. If passed, students will be required to take an career interest exam to better plan their high school curriculum.

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Substitute Teachers Will No Longer Fill Empty Full-Time Positions

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Marion County School District can no longer fill empty full-time positions with substitute teachers after a ruling on Monday.

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East Marion Elementary School Infectious Disease Outbreak Diagnosed As Norovirus

By on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

A Marion County Health Department spokesman explains what the virus is that has caused over 200 students and faculty members to be sick at an elementary school.

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Marion County may reinstate paddling to school code of conduct

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The Marion County School Board is currently examining the issue of reinstating paddling as a form of disciplinary action.

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In the News: Motel surgeon, Gator player arrested, School district complaint, Northeast travel canceled, Suspicious package

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 2:08 pm

‘Motel surgeon’ arrested again for silicone injections, deputies say – Deputies say Calvin Edward Butler, 44, a Pahokee man known as “Tamieka,” injected at least three people with silicone, aiming to increase the size of their buttocks, and then sealed the [...]

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Marion County School District develops app for students, parents

By on October 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm

Marion County School District launched a free app to improve its communication with parents and students. The app was developed by an Oklahoma-based company that specializes in developing apps for public school districts at no charge.

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Marion County School District facing more cuts

By on August 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:04 pm

Another round of budget cuts is hitting the Marion County school district, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, this one could have significant effects on the county’s art and music programs.

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