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Education news and notes from Tampa Bay and Florida

Florida education news: Transgender progress, education foundation resignation, tuition backlash and more

TRANSGENDER OPTIONS: The University of South Florida gives transgender students the choice to live with either gender.

FOUNDATION SEPARATION: Bill Hoffman steps down as president of the Hillsborough Education Foundation, citing unspecified differences with the governing board.
GRAND EXPERIMENT: Hillsborough Community College’s satellite campus at the Regent explores its identity.
ROCKET CAMP: Bay area teachers do the exploring during astronaut training at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.
DUVAL LAYOFFS: Nearly 90 teachers are laid off as Duval school officials struggle to bridge a $91 million budget gap, the Florida Times-Union reports.
FEE ISSUES: Students don’t take kindly to the new fees for adult education, the News-Press reports.
NO CHEER: The ongoing saga of racism allegations at a Palm Beach County high school continues as students plan to reject an offer for more cheerleading tryouts, the Palm Beach Post reports.


[Last modified: Thursday, July 7, 2011 10:36am]


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