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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: FCAT results, school start times, new principal and more



FCAT RESULTS: Elementary school scores begin to level off after years of improvement, while secondary results show signs of growth. Also, local results for Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando.

B0S_pinskul063010_128707cNEVER MIND: Facing overwhelming opposition, Pinellas rescinds recent changes to school start times. (Times photo, Douglas Clifford)

HOMECOMING: Nancy Kesselring began her teaching career at Hernando Westside Elementary. Three decades later, she's the school's new principal.

BUSINESS HOW-TO: St. Petersburg College launches an entrepreneur certificate program.

BIG PROBLEMS: Financially strapped Bradenton Prep loses another foreclosure judgment and is about to be sold at auction, the Bradenton Herald reports.

TAKING KIDS' MONEY: A Martin couple pleads no contest to stealing thousands from a school fund raising effort, the Stuart News reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:09am]


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