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Florida education news: Vouchers, bus rides, college costs and more

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ONE MORE TRY: State Rep. Erik Fresen uses a procedural maneuver to revive a voucher expansion bill thought dead for the session.

BUSING: The Hernando School Board will consider a plan to restore courtesy bus rides to students living within 2 miles of school.

BLAME GAME: Gov. Rick Scott blames predecessor Charlie Crist for high college costs in Florida, at an event at a Tampa school where some accused Scott of using students as props.

SETTLEMENT: The Hillsborough school district agrees to pay $800,000 to a family whose child died after suffering respiratory failure on a school bus.

CHARTER FUNDS: Legislators propose a record $100 million for charter school capital needs in their annual budget, the Orlando Sentinel reports. More on school construction budgets from the Herald-Tribune.

JOB CUTS: Daytona State College let go 22 employees because of declining enrollment, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

[Last modified: Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:56am]

    

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