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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Student loans, teacher contracts, cyberbullying and more

studentloandebtelimination1.jpegBESET WITH DEBT: Eight percent of Florida university graduates default on their school loans, the Sun-Sentinel reports. (Image from

LABOR NEWS: The St. Johns teachers union reaches a tentative contract that doesn't provide raises, the St. Augustine Record reports.

MISUNDERSTANDING: It's easier to miss meaning in the online world, leading to more cyberbullying among teens, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

PUT IT IN THE PAST: Edison State College tries to distance itself from recent controversy as it seeks reaccreditation, the Naples Daily News reports.

PUBLIC COMMENT: In searching for superintendents, Lee and Collier school district leaders seek input from residents, the Naples Daily News reports.

NOT ENOUGH PROGRESS: Students at 21 Volusia schools will be able to transfer out because their schools failed to make adequate yearly progress, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

Don't forget, no school today in honor of Memorial Day.

[Last modified: Monday, May 30, 2011 6:29am]


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