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.
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.