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Florida education news: USF graduation, impact fees, school safety and more



b4s_usfgrad121612a_252060c.jpegDEGREE TIME: More than 2,900 USF students graduate from the Tampa campus on Saturday. (Times photo, Carolina Hidalgo)

WRONG MOVE: The Hernando School Board should rethink its opposition to an impact fee needs study, the Times editorializes.

IMPORTANT READING: A group of Miami teachers talks education reform during its monthly book club sessions, the Miami Herald reports.

HEALTHY TRASH: Southwest Florida schools make their cafeteria lunches more nutritious, but more gets wasted, the Fort Myers News-Press reports.

SUPERINTENDENT WANTED: Six candidates so far apply to lead Manatee County schools, the Bradenton Herald reports.

SLUSH FUNDS? Okaloosa School Board members review their use of discretionary funds, the Northwest Florida Daily News reports.

STEP IT UP: Volusia and Flagler schools plan to increase security in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

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