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Florida education news: Gates Foundation grant, school start times, college classes and more

B4s_gates053010_124064c 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.

[Last modified: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:07am]


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