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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Charter schools, UF tuition, teacher layoffs and more

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February

imgres.jpegMORE SEATS: Two Pasco County charter schools seek to expand; the administration backs one request and opposes the other. 

FIX IT: The Florida Department of Education prepares to launch its own investigation into allegations of mismanagement at the Broward school district, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

MORE MONEY: University of Florida president Bernie Machen calls for a one-time 30 percent tuition increase to deal with looming revenue shortfalls, the Gainesville Sun reports.

REASSIGNED: A Collier teacher accused of bullying a student is taken out of the classroom, the Naples Daily News reports.

PAY UP: The Marion School Board plans to sue a cell tower company that has fallen behind in its rental payments, the Ocala Star Banner reports.

'KEEP PEOPLE WORKING': Polk school leaders look into transferring employees rather than laying them off whenever possible, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

BUDGET GAP: The Florida Keys Community College begins work on a new dorm despite financial problems, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Friday, February 25, 2011 5:59am]

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