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Florida education news: School bullying, class size rules, Algebra I and more

bullying.jpegUNDERREPORTED: School bullying reports fall short of reality in Florida schools. 

BIG CHANGES: Efforts to change Florida education law that had fallen flat in past years won approval in the 2011 session.

'WE DID IT': Chandra and Joseph Rodino are among thousands to graduate from USF-St. Petersburg.

ONE FAVOR: The only thing Florida lawmakers did to help public schools was to ease class size restrictions, the Palm Beach Post editorializes.

FAILURE EXPECTED: Collier school officials predict higher failure rates for Algebra I with the implementation of a new state end-of-course exam, the Naples Daily News reports.

17 AND OUT: Aaron Rotenberg began college at 11 and completed his Florida Tech degree at 17, Florida Today reports.

BUDGET CUTS: Monroe sends pink slips to more than 50 teachers, the Keynoter reports.

[Last modified: Monday, May 9, 2011 12:29am]

    

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