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THE 'BOMB-DIGGITY': Largo Middle's PTA loves principal Fred Ulrich. That's why it nominated him for Florida middle school principal of the year - which he won.

JEB HAS LEFT THE BUILDING: And bipartisanship appears to be the order of the day as Tallahassee leaders from both parties, and the teachers union, prepare to deal with the future of FCAT and other education issues, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

GET READY FOR HIGHER COSTS: Paying for college and university in Florida is going to get more costly. The Sun-Sentinel's personal finance columnist offers ideas on making it easier to afford.

MORE CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED: Palm Beach County has 308 school crossing guards, but it needs more, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

A 'PROVEN WINNER': Former USF provost Renu Khator has plenty of skills, and she'll need them to lead the University of Houston system, the Houston Chronicle editorializes.

CHARTER CONTROVERSY: The St. Lucie school district is considering joining the lawsuit that will challenge the state over who controls authorization of charter schools, the Stuart News reports.

STOP THE VIOLENCE: Schools around the Treasure Coast are adopting programs to battle bullying, the Stuart News reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:26am]


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