SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County students went back to school on Monday, and the first day looked very different from past years.
Monday was also a first for new Superintendent Walt Griffin.
In his first
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Since teachers will stagger their hours just like students, it won't cost the district more money.
On top of longer classroom hours, the computer labs will stay open two hours after classes end. The idea is make them more accessible to students
The district gets $6,200 per student. The district is currently short $16 million with rising costs and declining enrollment. It's forced the district to look at
The district will also ask voters to approve a school tax increase in November. It could be as much as $130 on a home valued at $150,000.
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