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THE ROUTES REMAIN THE SAME: Hillsborough won't make any more sweeping bus route changes next year, following this year's transportation fiasco.

CIVIC LEADERS VIE FOR SEAT: Ken Peluso and Robin Wikle aim to distinguish themselves as they seek votes for Pinellas School Board District 4.

Pac_debate102808_43769c BRINGING THE MESSAGE HOME: Pasco's John Long Middle helps students understand the importance of the presidential election with a student-run debate that's broadcast into every classroom. (Times photo, Lance Aram Rothstein)

WHO'S IT GOING TO BE? The State University System is expected to name its interim chancellor today, the Palm Beach Post reports.

BUSING THE VOTE: Broward gives voting-age students bus rides to early polling stations, the Miami Herald reports.

UNACCOUNTED FOR: Audits turn up $13-million in missing property from Broward schools, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

CHEAPER TO REBUILD: Manatee will knock down part of historic Manatee High, despite pleas from some alumni, because it's less expensive to rebuild the aging structure than fix it up, the Herald-Tribune reports.

Tim McGonegal, Manatee's assistant superintendent for finances, will move up to the top spot, the Bradenton Herald reports.

HARDER TO GET IN: Admissions fall but applications rise at the University of Florida medical school, the Independent Alligator reports.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:02am]


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