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Bulls hire Brian Jean-Mary to head up defense under Strong

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New Bulls coach Charlie Strong has announced Brian Jean-Mary as the man to help with the heavy lifting with the Bulls. Jean-Mary, USF’s new assistant head coach-defensive coordinator, takes over the Bulls’ defense, which was ranked No. 120 this season. Every team but North Illinois scored at least 20 on USF in their 11-2 season. Jean-Mary is an 18-year coaching veteran who served on Strong’s staff at Texas for the past three seasons as the Longhorns’ linebackers coach and recruiting…

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Florida judge upholds state’s 2 main voucher programs

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A Florida judge is upholding two of the state’s main private school voucher programs. Circuit Judge George Reynolds on Monday ruled against a request by parents and education advocacy groups to shut down state-created programs that pay to send children to private schools. One of the programs provides private school tuition to children with disabilities while the other helps children from low-income families. The ruling is a prelude to a much larger trial over Florida’s entire education system scheduled for…

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