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Florida education news: School bus safety, student funding, Facebook protest and more



Schoolbus_sized RECONSIDERING BUS STOPS: Pinellas superintendent Julie Janssen creates a task force to reexamine the school district's bus stops at busy intersections.

ON THE MOVE: Pasco Middle School staff, parents and students help transfer equipment into a new classroom building over the holidays.

MORE MUSIC: St. Petersburg College upgrades its studios for its fledgling music industry program.

SNIFFING AROUND: The Pinellas Sheriff's Office uses a crime dog to check schools for drugs.

A LITTLE LESS: Florida school districts lose $32 per student in a midyear funding adjustment, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

LEAVE US KIDS ALONE: Collier students band together on Facebook to protest proposed attendance zone changes, the Naples Daily News reports.

AT LAST: An Okaloosa eighth-grader finally wins a four-year college scholarship from the state a year after he thought he had claimed the prize, the Panama City News Herald reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:46am]


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