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PAYING THE PIPER: An independent report places the cost of high teacher turnover rates nationally at more than $7 billion per year, the Washington Post reports.

NO MORE RANKINGS: Eckerd College joins the ranks of liberal arts colleges blasting the U.S. News & World Report's college rankings. It is refusing to participate in the survey next year.

NO FAVORITISM HERE: Pinellas' Countryside High principal has been cleared of allegations that he harassed baseball coaches after they benched his son.

HIGH-TECH TEACHING: A growing number of companies in the northwestern U.S. are trying to make a buck out of technology for the classroom, the New York Times reports.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST?: The Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel finds that Broward's outgoing technology chief accepted free trips from companies that did business with the district.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:18am]


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