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JUST SAY ... MAYBE: A new report shows smaller percentages of Pinellas students are using drugs and alcohol. The bad news: large numbers still are abusing them.

PRICE HIKE: Graduate tuition at USF will cost more next year, as at many other state universities.

TOUGH TALK: The Pasco teachers union begins negotiations with agreements, stumbling blocks.

FAMU'S HOPE: The Miami Herald handicaps the task facing Florida A&M University's new president, James Ammons, when he starts next week.

TRAVEL TRIALS: Even Broward schools' top administrator went on a free trip from a vendor who did business with the district, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel found. Broward is reviewing its gift policy.

ADMISSIONS COMPETITION: The Common Application, which helps students to apply to multiple colleges and universities without getting lost in paperwork, now has competition, the Washington Post reports.

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


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