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Florida education news: Job interviews, special education, school bus rides and more



usfsuits02_257926a.jpegLOOK THE PART: A USF organization offers students the opportunity to rent suits as they head to job interviews. (Times photo, Brendan Fitterer)

FRANK DISCUSSION: The Hillsborough School Board talks about special education programs, their needs and shortcomings.

FINALISTS: Hernando County names five finalists for superintendent.

FOCUS ON EDUCATION: Gov. Rick Scott puts education at the heart of his latest budget proposal. It's a good start, but "by no means sufficient," the Times editorializes.

STATE OF THE ART: Eckerd College opens a new $25 million science center.

IN CHARGE OF CHARGES: The Florida Supreme Court rules that lawmakers can set university tuition, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

NO FREE RIDES: Brevard school officials look for ways to charge students for some bus rides, Florida Today reports. 

DESK DUTY: The chief of Miami-Dade schools police is demoted amid accusations that he sexually harassed employees, the Miami Herald reports.

[Last modified: Friday, February 1, 2013 6:06am]


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