Florida education news: Veto, veto, veto ... and some other school stuff
VETO: Gov. Crist heeds the call of Florida teachers and rejects Senate Bill 6. His veto sets the stage for a possible independent run for U.S. Senate. Relieved Pasco school teachers rally to thank Crist. Good job, Charlie, the Times editorializes. (Times photo, Keri Wiginton)
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LIGHTER AT THE TOP: A new state review of school district administrative costs shows Hernando schools to be least top-heavy in Florida.
CLEAN SWEEP: Gov. Charlie Crist should bring some new blood to the St. Pete College board of trustees, the Times editorializes.
FORCED OUT: A Manatee teacher sues the school district saying she was forced to retire so the district could hire someone younger, the Bradenton Herald reports.
NEVER MIND: Collier bucks the class size amendment with a decision to delay rezoning elementary school students, the Naples Daily News reports.