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imgres-1.jpegPLACE TO PLAY: The University of Tampa plans a new sports complex thanks to a donation from Tampa Bay Rays founder Vince Naimoli.

GET INVOLVED: Former Florida governor and senator Bob Graham urges some Miami high school students to become more active citizens, the Miami Herald reports.

FATAL ACCIDENT: One St. Lucie boy is dead and 15 others are injured in a school bus crash with a semi-truck, the Port St. Lucie Tribune reports.

BUDGETING: The Manatee school district hires a new chief finance officer who will have more focused responsibilities, the Herald-Tribune reports.

STOMP IT OUT: A Palm Beach dad creates a program to help the schools cope with bullying, the Palm Beach Post reports.

SLEEP IN: An Okaloosa elementary school will start classes an hour later next year to help the district save in busing costs, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

EXPANSION: An Ocala military academy charter school seeks to grow with a new campus, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

VOLUNTEERS: Administrators of a Polk elementary school say their school wouldn't run as well without all the outside help it gets, the Ledger reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 5:52am]


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