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Roll Call: Recruiters Back On Campus; Trayvon Martin Shooting Prompts Questions; The New Road To Poly

Some good news for college grads seeking jobs, in Monday’s education headlines.

After grad job slump, big hiring is back at US colleges | Reuters Colleges and universities say corporate recruiters are returning to campus, including at the University of Florida. About 15 percent more companies showed up at a job fair last Fall than did the year before. (Reuters)

Trayvon Martin killing strikes chord with parents who say they want to see a justice – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com The Trayvon Martin shooting has community activists examining suspension and other discipline statistics for black students. In three South Florida school districts, black students comprise a disproportionate amount of school suspensions. (sun-sentinel.com)

Trayvon Martin case: Trayvon Martin has kids asking questions about case that has sparked national debate – Orlando Sentinel Central Florida teachers say they have opened up their classrooms to student questions and debate about the Trayvon Martin shooting. (articles.orlandosentinel.com)

New Road for Polytechnic University Completed | TheLedger.com Work is completed on a $34.7 million road through the USF Poly campus in Lakeland.(theledger.com)

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