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Florida education news: Graduation gender gap, school bus service, vouchers and more



imgres.jpegGENDER GAP: Florida girls graduate from high school at a higher rate than boys, but the gap is shrinking. (Times file photo)

ADMONISHED: Florida Board of Governors members give USF president Judy Genshaft an earful for her abrupt dismissal of the Polytechnic campus chancellor. 

BRIEF RESPITE: Hernando schools delay a planned end of bus service to and from day care centers, but only to better explain the changes.

IN THE SUNSHINE: The Pinellas School Board tries to hire a new auditor while staying within the state's public records law.

MOVING FORWARD: KIPP makes plans to expand in Jacksonville, the Florida Times Union reports.

IT'S A PLOT: Seminole school district leaders criticize Florida's corporate tax credit scholarships as undermining public education, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

KEEP WAITING: Florida high school grades for 2011 won't be out until 2012, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

BE OPEN: A Miami Democratic state senator files legislation to require charter schools to publicize who owns and manages them, the Miami Herald reports.

[Last modified: Friday, December 23, 2011 6:21am]


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