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Florida education news: High school graduation, class size reduction, community service and more

Pas_wiregrass052810_123746cREADY: The first senior class to spend four years at Wiregrass Ranch High gets caps and gowns in preparation for their last walk together. (Times photo, Keri Wiginton)

FED UP: Hernando Westside Elementary principal Dominick Ferello requests a transfer as teachers keep complaining about him.

ROOM TO GROW: Florida's third-grade FCAT results hit a wall after years of steady improvement.

NO MORE: The Pasco-Hernando Early Learning Coalition slashes after-school program subsidies for low-income school-age children.

CLASS SIZE: Brevard cuts its budget in several places to free up cash to pay for class size reduction, Florida Today reports.

GET OUT AND DO SOMETHING: Summer break is a great time for students to do community service hours, the Miami Herald reports.

FINISHING TOUCHES: Some Lee high school seniors complete their required senior projects before getting to graduate, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

TODAY'S THE DAY: Gov. Crist is expected to use his veto pen while considering the budget, the Tallahassee Democrat reports. UF researchers are worried Crist will kill some of their funding, the Gainesville Sun reports.

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


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