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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Budget vetoes, school reform, gender equity and more

GOOD MOVES: Gov. Charlie Crist made reasonable budget vetoes including several cuts to higher education project funding, the Times editorializes.

BETTER THIS TIME: Florida's teacher unions support the state's Race to the Top application for the second round, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

PUBLIC IMPRESSION: Florida Gulf Coast University tries to get out from under the image that it's all about gender equity problems, the Naples Daily News reports.

MAKING IT: A DeFuniak Springs teenager survives foster care and life on his own to make it through to graduation, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

HOW MUCH DOES A NEW ONE COST? Auburndale High in Polk gets a $20 million update, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

STAY OUT OF TROUBLE: Escambia schools prepare new penalties for student-athletes who are arrested, the Pensacola News Journal reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:07am]


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