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Mom Of Teen Suicide Victim Sues Fla. School Board

The mother of a 13-year-old girl who authorities say jumped to her death because she was bullied is suing the Polk County School Board, a construction materials company and a teenager accused of stalking her daughter.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2014

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Report: Florida Schools Scanned Children’s Eyes Without Permission

POLK COUNTY, FL – Parents are in shock after finding out three schools in Florida had been using iris scanners to collect biometric data about their children, without their permission. Part of a pilot program […]

CBS Tampa–06/03/2013

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Fla. Teen Not Yet Expelled For Alleged Explosion

The Polk County School Board hasn’t come to any decisions about a Bartow High School student who is accused of igniting a chemical explosion on school property.


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