Florida education news: Gates Foundation grant, school start times, college classes and more
GATES GURU: David Steele leads Hillsborough County's $202 million partnership on teacher effectiveness with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Times photo, Stephen J. Coddington)
BELL TIMES: Hernando schools face new start times in an effort to save money.
SHAME, SHAME: The Lakeland Ledger takes Gov. Crist to task for vetoing Polk County higher education projects.
BIG LOSS: Manatee's one-room school in Duette might not be able to make enrollment, the Herald-Tribune reports.
NO TROUBLE ABROAD: Financially struggling Bradenton Prep finds a way to open a satellite campus in Dubai, the Bradenton Herald reports.
THEY'RE HAPPY: Leaders of Florida's two Tallahassee universities are pleased their schools' projects escaped Gov. Crist's veto pen, the Tallahassee Democrat reports.
LET HER IN: A Lake County family fights to get their 13-year-old daughter into classes at Lake Sumter Community College, the Orlando Sentinel reports.