Florida education news: High school grades, superintendent evaluation, university tuition and more
HIGH SCHOOL GRADES: The state's high school grades were mostly up for 2011. Details from Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas. Dixie Hollins High leaders use the state grade as a motivator to do better, columnist John Romano writes.
LOOKING GOOD: USF Polytechnic's new leader offers ideas for savings, says the school is moving ahead from its political fray.
DIPLOMA BOUND: Lake County graduation rates reach an all-time high, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
FULL RIDE: Manatee Southeast High senior Matthew Davis earns a full scholarship to MIT, the Bradenton Herald reports.
TAKE OWNERSHIP: A motivational speaker urges faculty at troubled Edison State College to make their situation better, the Naples Daily News reports.
A LITTLE HELP HERE: Palm Beach School Board members seek advice on how to best evaluate a superintendent, the Palm Beach Post reports.
IN THE COURT'S HANDS: A dispute over who sets tuition for Florida universities arrives in the state Supreme Court, the AP reports.