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Florida education news: Commissioner Tony Bennett, FAMU hazing, school grades and more



tony_253619a.jpegFLORIDA CHALLENGES: Incoming Florida education commissioner Tony Bennett shares his views on his work ahead to move the state's education reform efforts. (AP photo) 

MOVING ON: Florida education leaders hope to put a messy and controversial year behind them as they look to 2013, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER: A 62-year-old Naples woman finally completes her bachelor's degree 40 years after starting, the Naples Daily News reports.

NOT READY: A report shows that FAMU lacked the internal controls needed to deal with hazing, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

NO BIG DEAL: Florida's high school grades continue to reveal more about politics than education, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.

MAKE SCHOOLS SAFE: There are plenty of ways to improve school security by dealing with mental problems as they're discovered, Bob Sharpe of the Florida Council for Community Mental Health writes in the Sun-Sentinel

[Last modified: Saturday, December 29, 2012 6:49am]


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