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Florida education news: school testing, bullying, principals and more



Rulings-tom-halftrue JUST LIKE HEALTH CARE? Gov. Charlie Crist compares passage of SB 6 to the way Congress rammed through health care reform legislation. PolitiFact says that's Half True.

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE: The furor over SB 6 has made it easy to miss passage of other Florida school reforms such as those relating to testing, class size and vouchers, the Stuart News reports. More from the Miami Herald.

STUMBLING IN THE RACE: In assessing Race to the Top competitors, the question has arisen as to whether Florida has hit its reform limits, the Washington Post reports (mid-story).

STAY SOBER: Several South Florida schools participate in a contest to make the best video urging an antialcohol message, the Miami Herald reports.

THE DARK SIDE OF FACEBOOK: The Collier school district aims to tackle bullying of students on social networking sites, the Naples Daily News reports.

WHO'S IN CHARGE? Sarasota and Manatee school districts spend more time training the next generation of principals, the Herald-Tribune reports.


[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:58am]


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