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Florida education news: High school grades, superintendent evaluation, university tuition and more



imgres.jpegHIGH 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.

[Last modified: Thursday, January 5, 2012 6:10am]


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