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Florida education news: Classroom supplies, Bright Futures, school names and more



Gag-man GAG ORDER: The judge in the case of four Walker Middle teens accused of raping a classmate at school orders news media to remove some case-related documents from their Web sites. (Image from

DON'T CALL IT FCCJ: The proper name is now Florida State College (not to be confused with Florida State University), the Jacksonville Observer reports.

SEEKING INPUT: Collier wants the public to review and comment on its three-year academic plan, the Collier Citizen reports.

HELP A TEACHER: Local businesses provide free classroom supplies to Manatee teachers, the Bradenton Herald reports.

GO TO MONEY SCHOOL: Another Palm Beach principal is disciplined for financial mismanagement of his school, the Palm Beach Post reports.

THE CHECK IS NOT IN THE MAIL: Some Polk State College students are dropped from their courses after their Bright Futures Scholarships don't cover the full cost, the Lakeland Ledger reports.

TURN OUT THE LIGHTS: Leon saves more than $1 million in energy spending, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:30am]


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