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Putting Education Reform To The Test

Roll Call: Marion Schools Tracking Discipline; USF Rising In Research Ranks; College Students Feeling The Squeeze

Digital discipline, in Friday’s education headlines.

Marion County Public Schools will implement an electronic discipline referral system | Ocala.com A new computerized discipline system will help Marion County schools track recurring problems, such as bu routes or classrooms where teachers need more help with discipline.  (ocala.com)

USF jumps up research spending ranking to No. 50 – Tampa Bay Times The University of South Florida is now the state’s second-largest research university, in terms of dollars, according to the National Science Foundation. The Bulls also jumped into the nation’s top 50 research universities. (tampabay.com)

Budget cuts at Florida’s state universities start to hit home for students – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com Higher tuition, eliminated summer school courses and maintenance projects left for late: Just some of the ways Florida college students are feeling recent years of budget cuts.(sun-sentinel.com)

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