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Florida education news: Eckerd College graduation, anti-testing resolution, yearbook entendres and more

b4s_eckerd052112b_223220c.jpegWHAT'S NEXT? Eckerd College graduates look to the future after their commencement ceremony. (Times photo, Leah Millis) 

VOICES CARRY: Florida school districts hire lobbyists to have their messages heard in Tallahassee.

JOINING IN: The Martin and Indian River school boards consider adopting an anti-testing resolution that is growing nationally, the Stuart News reports.

UNHAPPY: South Florida teachers don't like that their pay will depend in part on student test results, NBC Miami reports.

NEXT STEP: The founder of a Cape Coral charter school leaves to become superintendent of a charter system in North Carolina, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

PINCHING PENNIES: Manatee's new chief financial officer digs deep to find savings, the Bradenton Herald reports.

ONLY WORDS: Critics say Gov. Rick Scott has yet to make good on his pledge to improve the lot of Florida's children, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

ONLY WORDS, PART II: Some Vero Beach parents are upset that their children's high school yearbook is filled with sexual double entendres, the Palm Beach Post reports.

[Last modified: Monday, May 21, 2012 6:13am]


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