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GOING UP: Gov. Charlie Crist allows the state's top universities to raise tuition, but not until 2008.

PRICEY BUILDINGS: A report criticizes Pinellas schools for poor planning in school construction projects that may be wasting taxpayer money. It advises the district to learn from Hillsborough, which consistently builds less expensive schools.

GROWTH GONE: Hillsborough schools are looking at flat enrollment next year, at best. And school officials are bracing for declining enrollment, after a year of unusually high mid-year departures.

DECISION COMING: With the Supreme Court expected to rule as soon as today on the role that race can play in school attendance policies, here's an AP timeline of important decisions on race and schools.

SOUND OFF: Two students tell the Washington Post what they think of opening AP and IB classes to all.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:19am]


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