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Florida education news: AP courses, higher education funding, bullying and more



imgres.jpegTOUGHER CLASS LOAD: A growing number of Pinellas high school students take Advanced Placement courses, but with varying success. (Times file photo)

MISSING THE BOAT: Gov. Rick Scott can't have improved higher education in Florida while opposing both higher tuition and increased state funding, the Times editorializes.

BULLYING: Parents at a Broward high school say their children's drama teacher bullied students, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

CREATING A MODEL: New Duval superintendent Nikolai Vitti says he'll work to restore the faith of parents and the community in the school system, the Florida Times-Union reports.

QUESTIONS: Investigators begin their inquiry into misspending in the Manatee school district, the Herald-Tribune reports.

FINAL DAYS: Manatee School Board member Harry Kinnan retires after 16 years, the Bradenton Herald reports. • Okaloosa superintendent Alexis Tibbetts serves her last week in office, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:17am]


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