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Today's education news: Bullying, prom, layoffs and more

BULLIED? SPEAK UP: The Walker Middle student who was assaulted at school says he was bullied for months, but told no one.

A4S_USF051009_67736c NOT JUST A BACKUP ANYMORE: USF starts to become a school of choice for more high school seniors. (Times photo, Daniel Wallace)

AN INCONSISTENT MESSAGE: The Hernando School Board needs to get its act together, the Times editorializes.

JOB HUNTING: College grads have limited choices and feel lucky to find anything these days.

PROM ON THE CHEAP: High school students are cutting corners to afford the annual rite, the Miami Herald reports.

NEVER MIND THAT GLOWING EVAL: Collier teachers begin getting pink slips, the Naples Daily News reports. • Citrus teachers on annual contract are puzzling over their dismissals, the Citrus County Chronicle reports.

IT'S NOT OVER: St. John's expects continued budget woes, perhaps even a special session for more cutting if the economy doesn't turn, the St. Augustine Record reports.

WHERE ARE THEY HEADED? The Daytona Beach News-Journal revisits some college students it first covered four years ago to see how their lives have changed as they prepare to graduate.

SWINE FLU: Brevard will close one school after three cases are identified, Florida Today reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:23am]


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