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Florida education news: Student protests, school bus ads, magnet schools and more

OCCUPY THE CAPITOL: About 200 Florida university students protest rising tuition and possible Bright Futures cuts outside the Legislature. More from the Bradenton Herald. (Image from

SCHOOLYARD BRAWL: A St. Petersburg mom and her two daughters are arrested after a fight at John Hopkins Middle School.

SCHOOL BUS ADS: A bill to allow Florida school districts to sell space on school buses continues to roll through the Legislature, the Palm Beach Post reports.

CHOICES, CHOICES: Miami-Dade plans to add to its mix of more than 340 magnet programs, the Miami Herald reports.

RECONSIDERATION: Edison State College faculty want new interim president Dudley Goodlette to look into rehiring two recently dismissed administrators, the Naples Daily News reports.

NOT INTERESTED: Duval School Board members say they don't want the power to draw their own districts, the Florida Times-Union reports.

'I THINK IT'S A MISTAKE': A Titusville community tries to come to grips with the announced closing of its local elementary school, Florida Today reports. With a Q&A with the school principal.

TURNING IT AROUND: A Bay alternative high school gives students a chance to catch up and graduate on time, the Panama City News Herald reports.

OUTRAGEOUS: Marion residents are angered after seeing the video of a recent school bus beating, the Gainesville Sun reports.

Posted by Jeff Solochek at 6:06:18 am on January 27, 2012