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Florida education news: School residency requirements, flat rate tuition, discrimination lawsuit and more



pe01460_.gifWHERE DO YOU LIVE? Hillsborough school officials consider a crackdown on families that lie about their addresses to get into schools outside their attendance zones.

BROADENING THE ECONOMY: Florida universities split $10 million to support research and economic innovation.

DO IT RIGHT: Charging a flat tuition rate could be fair for Florida students if universities take into consideration campus realities, the Times editorializes.

FOCUS ON FINANCES: Manatee County's new School Board members plan to pay close attention to the budget, the Bradenton Herald reports.

SNUBBED? A Florida Atlantic University professor sues the school saying she was discriminated against, the Palm Beach Post reports.

HEY! THERE'S A KID ON THE BUS! A Marion school bus driver is recommended for firing after leaving a sleeping student on an unattended bus, the Ocala Star-Banner reports.

NEW LEADERSHIP: The Orange School Board gets its first voter-elected chairman, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 6:19am]


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